2018 “Making A World of Difference” Awards and Banquet

Tempe Sister Cities 12th Annual “Making A World Of Difference” Awards and Banquet What Can One Person Do…to help the disadvantaged, the sick, the people trapped in grinding poverty all around the globe?  The very idea seems overwhelming. The Tempe Sister City organization created “Making A World of Difference” to honor individuals who have truly brought aid and comfort and hope to the less fortunate…whose achievements inspire us…and whose ongoing efforts have reached the world stage. The 2018 Honorees include: Kenton Lee-The Shoe That Grows Connie Sunday-E3 Africa Michael & Michelle Tessendorf-Orchard Africa Charlotte Gould-Stitches By Charlotte See more information […]

“TSC Boot Scootin’ Holiday Party”

Tempe Sister Cities presents a “Boot Scootin’ Holiday Party” Saturday, December 16th from 6-10 PM at the Hackett House Smokin’ Aces BBQ dinner bu’et includes: Sliced Brisket, Pulled Chicken and Pulled Pork Mac & Cheese, Beans and Cole Slaw Cherry and Peach Cobbler Featuring music by special guest Mogollon and holiday activities by TSC students. 40% o’ one holiday item in the Hackett House gift shop that evening Ticket price (includes one drink): $30 for Tempe Sister Cities members; $35 for non-members To register, call Hackett House at 480.350.8181, or online at Hackett House website. RSVP deadline is Tuesday, 12/13.

2015 Tempe Sister Cities Cowboy Christmas Party

You are Invited to the 2015 Tempe Sister Cities Cowboy Christmas Party!!! The Tempe Sister City Cowboy Christmas Party will be held on Friday, December 11, 2015 from 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM at Tempe Sister Cities Hackett House in downtown Tempe.  Please join us for an incredible night of great food, lively entertainment and fun people!  For more information call 480-350-8181. The cost is $30 for members/guests and $35 for non-members. Click Here for additional information and to Register for the 2015 Tempe Sister City Cowboy Christmas.

Trollhättan, Sweden Officially Becomes Tempe’s 10th Sister City

Trollhättan, Sweden officially becomes Tempe’s 10th Sister City in May 2015. However, there has been a collaboration between Tempe and Trollhättan since we first met in 2008. We have enjoyed and have had successful exchanges of student delegates since 2010, as well as professional delegate exchanges and the very first International Chef to cook at Hackett House was Peter Erikson, Professional Chef and Vice Mayor of  Trollhättan, in October 2014. Tell me more about Trollhättan… The name “Trollhättan” comes from folkloristic tales. People once believed that large trolls lived in the river Göta älv and that the islands in the […]

TSC Dinner Party Cooking Class with CHEF LEE HILLSON of the Phoenician

We welcome Chef Lee Hillson, the Executive sous chef at The Phoenician, back to the Hackett House Tuesday, March 11, 2014 – to cook his magic for us. Chef Lee will create his unique Pasta Carbonara, the dish he created while participating with Cat Cora in the Iron Chef competition. Chef Lee is known for his use of fresh ingredients and delightful creations.

Tempe Sister Cities 2013 Year In Review

2013 has been a busy year for Tempe Sister Cities Members and all of our hardworking volunteers, so we thought it important to recap some of our top newsletter stories of the past year.  We hope you will check our web site often as we continue to celebrate our Tempe Sister Cities and Hackett House activities during 2014. Our continued goal is  “Bringing the World Together…  One Friendship at a Time” Happy New Year from all of us at Tempe Sister Cities. January (Click Here to View Full Articles)     New Zealand Educator Exchange News     Hackett House School Tours […]

TSC Hosts Reception For President Gjorge Ivanov of the Republic of Macedonia

Tempe Sister Cities hosted a reception to honor President Gjorge Ivanov of the Republic of Macedonia on April 25, 2013. This was the first time Tempe Sister Cities has hosted a reception for a president of a country. It was a beautiful event held at the Hackett House. President Ivanov was impressed with the different displays in each room of Hackett House, representing the many cities that have twinned with Tempe. Later President Ivanov was presented with a cowboy hat by Dick Neuheisel who promised him a horse on his next visit.

Soup For You…School Supplies For Timbuktu

Please join us for Lunch at Tempe Sister Cities Hackett House during the week of April 15-19 as lunch will be presented by the Wildflower Bread Company and Hackett House. Each day during the fund raiser from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m Lunch will include soup served in a bread bowl plus salad, beverage and a delectable cookie.

Great Food…Great Friends…Great Cause

2013 Spring Dinner Party Cooking Classes MARCH 25th, Monday Chef, Mario Vincitorio, OWNER /CHEF OF Vincitorio’s Mario will share his “real” Italian World with: Fresh, tossed Green Salad, Home-Made Butternut Squash Ravioli Bananas Foster. To Register for Classes, Call (480)350-8181 or visit www.hacketthouse.org Gift shopping and Complimentary Wine Bar begin at 6 p.m. Classes at 6:30 p.m. Class prices: $50 per person OR $175 for your choice of four out of the five events; $220 for all five events. Prepaid reservations, Cancellations must be received 48 hours in advance. (Refunds will be in the form of gift shop credit. Non-transferable). […]

International Mardi Gras at Hackett House Will Honor New Sister City-Cusco, Peru

You are invited to join us for Tempe Sister Cities Annual International Mardi Gras at Hackett House, Friday, February 8th.  In addition to the fun and frivolity of Mardi Gras, we are inviting the Tempe Community, Members, and Friends of TSC to our celebration as we welcome the addition of  our newest Sister City- Cusco, Peru. The ultimate Mardi Gras street party is a lot closer than you think: Hackett House brings the New Orleans spirit to Tempe for the jazziest jamboree in town Friday February 8, 2013, from 6:00 to 10:00 p.m. Hurry!! Invite your friends—spaces are limited! Reserve […]

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