Archive for September, 2009

A Friendship in Words

The 2009 Sister City Committee is proud to announce its new tag line: Building local connections through global relationships. This tag line was created in order to effectively communicate the goals and aspirations of the evolving Sister City relationship. After much brainstorming, discussion and deliberation these 6 words have been chosen to succinctly  recognize the […]

First Glimpse of Petatlán

The following photos were sent to the St. Peter Sister City Committee from a member of the Petatlán Sister City Committee in August 2009. Petatlán from the church tower. Coastal fishing. Turtle conservation project. More photos to come!

2009 Sister City Committee Formation

The 2009 Sister City Committee is well underway with new projects and coordinating reciprocal visits between Petatlán and St. Peter. This year’s committee members include: Tim Strand, Mario Lanas, Karla Marz, Violeta Hernandez, Carolyn O`Grady, Sheila Anderson, Jeffrey Rathlef, and Chaz Brown. Sister City Committees have been formed in both St. Peter and  Petatlán and […]

Sister City Initiative Background

The Sister City initiative for the City of St. Peter began in late 2008 when a group of 8 people came together to form the Sister City Steering Committee.  Throughout the committee’s 7 month existence its members were able to: Register with the Sister City International Organization Gauge community interest of the project Find and […]