Councilman Corey Woods Speaks to Youth Group

The first meeting of the Tempe Sister Cities Youth Group occurred on Sunday, September 14. Twenty-one members were in attendance, and seven were underclassmen from various local schools. The sophomores, juniors and seniors were inspired by guest speaker Councilman Corey Woods. Mr. Woods shared his personal path into the world of politics and city government. […]

Tales from Beaulieu sur Mer, France

How many people can say they’ve been snorkeling in the south of France? Not many! But I’m one of the few who has been lucky enough to have this experience, and it happened to me this past summer in Beaulieu sur Mer, France. One humid morning in France I woke up at 5 am to […]

2014 Making a World of Difference Honorees Announced

Our annual event honors individuals who have made a substantial difference in people’s lives around the globe through their humanitarian efforts.  Three outstanding humanitarians will be honored at the “Making a World of Difference” gala planned at Tempe Center for the Arts on October 9, 2014. This is Tempe Sister Cities’ way of thanking and […]

Domspatzen German Boys Choir Visits Grand Canyon 2014

One of Tempe’s nine sister cities is Regensburg, Germany, at the confluence of the Danube and Regen rivers in Bavaria. And one of the prides of Regensburg—along with having Tempe, Ariz., for a sister city—is the Regensburger Domspatzen, the boys choir of Regensburg Cathedral. The boys of the Domspatzen could perhaps be considered nephews of […]

TSC Hosts The Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir)

Tempe Sister Cities is hosting The Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir).  The world-famous boys choir plays a very important role in the cultural life of Regensburg. They have been called the “Singing Ambassadors of the city”.  The Domspatzen will be performing Wednesday,  April 23, 2014 at the Tempe Center for the Arts. Tickets are available […]

Spotlight on Past TSC Educator Participants….Where Are They Now?

We often wonder what our past participants in the Professional Educator Exchange  are  doing  now…where  are  they,  are they still  educators? That is why we created this feature for Tempe Sister Cities Monthly Newsletter. This first Spotlight article is about Annette Asuncion, who was an exchange teacher to Regensburg in 2011.

Tempe Educators in New Zealand Summer 2013

It truly is a joy to relive once again this past summer and fall. Jill Osborne, Katy McGill, and I (Mary Bosen) were honored to travel to beautiful Lower Hutt, New Zealand as the Teacher’s Exchange Delegates for 2013. Katy was hosted by a delightful young teacher couple, Kelly and Rihania Chadwick, both 4/5grade teachers.

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 […]

TSC Youth Group Known for Philanthropy Projects

Tempe Sisters Cities Youth Group is known for their philanthropy projects, and this year’s delegates are  no  exception.  One of the projects is Feed My Starving Children. FMSC is when volunteers hand package food and ship them offto 70 countries over the world for malnourished children. The Youth Group has volunteered for this twice already […]

Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir)-Coming To Tempe

Tempe Sister Cities will be hosting The Regensburger Domspatzen (Regensburg Cathedral Choir).  The world-famous boys choir plays a very important role in the cultural life of Regensburg. They have been called the “Singing Ambassadors of the city”.  The Domspatzen will visit Tempe April 22-26, 2014 and will be performing at Tempe Center for the Arts […]

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