Tempe Sister Cities: Best Overall Program in America

Sister Cities International has recognized Tempe Sister Cities as the Best Overall Program in America. This is the sixth time that Tempe has been recognized as the Best Overall Program in America. Tempe has distinguished itself with a long history of successes. Past delegates have served as National Student Chairmen. Dick Neuheisel, co-founder and President of Tempe Sister Cities served as President of Sister Cities International for 16 years. Tempe Sister Cities was founded over forty years ago in 1970. In 1971 the first twinning relationship was established with Skopje, Yugoslavia, now Macedonia. Tempe was the first Sister City program […]

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.

Young Artist Jennifer Jones’s “POWER OF EXCHANGE” Selected as Winner of TSC 2013 Young Artist Showcase

Young Artist Winner, Jennifer Jones is joined by her parents, Rose Marie and Alan Jones, and Coordinator Robin Sprague for a picture at the January board meeting. Since 1988, the Sister Cities International Young Artists Showcase has encouraged youth from around the globe to consider the honorable mission of Sister Cities International and express their interpretation of that mission promoting peace through mutual respect, understanding, cooperation through one individual, one community at a time. Hundreds of artists have shared their talent with the sister cities community over the past 20 years. The theme this year was POWER OF EXCHANGE. The […]

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). […]

Thirty-Two Young Adults Selected for Summer Travel Abroad

March 1st was a day for thirty-two young adults to remember as they were selected to travel this coming summer to one of Tempe’s sister cities. The selection process was a rigorous set of group and individual interviews that students were able to demonstrate their aptitude for being successful delegates and exceptional

TSC Travel Opportunities for 2013

Tempe Sister Cities has several planned travel opportunities for 2013. Travel opportunities include: A Sister City Delegation that will be visiting Beaulieu sur Mer, France this summer for their 16th year anniversary of twinning , dates to be announced. Another delegation will visit …Regensburg, Germany for the 2013 Burgerfest. The dates for travel will be the third week in June. Other travel opportunities include a trip to Trollhatten, Sweden in February or March and a trip to Cuenca and Cusco, Peru, home of Machu Pichu, is tentatively planned for March or April. Please contact Dick Neuheisel (480) 838 -0437 if […]

Cusco, Peru to Become the Ninth Sister City of Tempe

President Dick Neuheisel announced at the November board meeting that he has received the official word from the Mayor of Cusco that documents are being extricated by Cusco creating a new sister city relationship with Tempe. This will be Tempe’s ninth sister city. Additionally, Cusco and Tempe already have sister city relationships with Cuenca, Ecuador. This is the first trilateral agreement with the US and South America. Exchanges between the three countries have many unique opportunities including educators’ exchanges. It is hopeful that there will be an inaugural group of students travelling to Cusco this summer in the student exchange […]

Tempe Sister Cities 6th Annual “Making A World of Difference” Awards Ceremony and Banquet

You are invited to our annual event which honors individuals who have made a substantial difference in people’s lives around the globe through their humanitarian efforts.   Plan now to attend the “Making a World of Difference” Awards Ceremony and Banquet on Thursday, October 11, 2012 to hear their amazing stories. The 2012 honorees this year are: Derreck Kayongo who founded the Global Soap Project which distributes reprocessed bars of soap to vulnerable populations in some 23 countries. Dr. Raul Osorio and Medical Missions to Peru has been leading medical missions since the 1980’s. Edgar Rodas and Cinterandes- inspired Mobile Medicine […]

All TSC Alumni Please Complete “Alumni Survey” Info ASAP!!

We Need Your Help! 2012 marks the 40th year of student exchanges. The first exchange was with Skopje, Macedonia. To date there have been more than 700 students from Tempe to visit our sister cities. To celebrate the former student delegates, there are special Alumni events planned during Oktoberfest Week, October 12-14, 2012. All former alumni please click on “ALUMNI SURVEY”to complete your contact information. We need to gather your information asap. We do not want you to miss out on a great time to meet old friends and reconnect with Tempe Sister Cities. If you are a TSC Member, […]

Tempe Sister Cities