Successful fund raising event by Santa Clara Sister Cities Association. Thanks to all adult and youth volunteers.
Santa Clara Sister Cities Youth Commissioner elected to the Board of Directors of Sister Cities International
Ajaipal Chahal, President of Santa Clara Sister Cities Youth Commission got elected to the Sister Cities International’s Board of a Directors. He will serve as youth representative amongst the 24 member board.
Pictured left to right: Former Secretary of Transport Norman Mineta, Ajaipal “AJ” Chahal, Secretary of Labor Thomas Perez, Raj Chahal
Santa Clara City and Limerick City from Ireland signed a memorandum of understanding to formulate a sister city relationship to strengthen cultural, economic and civic ties between the two cities.
Mayor of Santa Clara Jamie Matthews and Cathaoirleach Cllr Kevin Sheahan signed the agreement at the Sister Cities International Conference in San Jose, California.
Pictured left to right: Raj Chahal; Julie Matthews; former Secretary of Transportation, Norm Mineta; Kathy Watanabe; President of ITLG, John Hartnett; Santa Clara Councilmember Teresa O’Neill; Barry O’Sullivan; Marie O’Flaherty; Santa Clara Councilmember Debi Davis; Irish Consul General, Philip Grant; Director of Limerick City Services, Kieran Lehane; Caroline Sheahan; Sister Cities International President, Mary Kane; and Congressman Mike Honda. In front are the history-making mayors: City of Santa Clara Mayor Jamie Matthews and Cathaoirleach Kevin Sheahan
Pull out your dancing shoes! The Franklin Square Street Dance, featuring the Silicon Valley Houserockers, will be held on Friday, August 1, 2014 – 6:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Santa Clara Sister Cities Association will be there selling beer and wine. Enjoy the evening with neighbors and friends at this very popular event, sponsored by the City’s Cultural Advisory Commission. Admission and parking are free. For more information, call (408) 615-2210. Be there in the Square!
Come enjoy this annual Santa Clara Sister Cities fundraising event which includes 1/4 BBQ chicken, Gerri Gamma’s famous Portuguese-style baked beans, fresh salad and Elise DeYoung’s delicious garlic bread along with dessert and beverages. $11 for adults/$7 for children under 12/$6 for the young at heart over 65!
Bon dia! Our students will be returning soon from their travels in Coimbra, and are looking forward to sharing their trip with you at our annual potluck. Please mark your calendars for Sunday, April 28 and join us at the Santa Clara Senior Center at 5pm.
Great food, great music, and great friends – come on out and meet our new Coimbra Exchange Class of 2013!