The Vice Mayor of our Chinese sister city Taiyuan led a delegation of city department heads in water, agriculture, and civic affairs to Nashville. The group met with Nashville Mayor Jim Shulman; Nashville experts in water quality and conservation, and toured Martha O'Bryan, a center that serves families through a cradle to career continuum of innovative programs. The day was capped off with a southern dinner hosted by the Omni Hotel. Metro Council members Sharon Hurt and Sheri Weiner joined the group for further discussion, toasts and presentation of gifts.
Sister Cities members and friends gathered on a very rainy night in the beautiful offices of Neal & Harwell. Guests enjoyed a welcome poem by Vice Mayor Jim Shulman as well as highlights from the year presented by Executive Director Heather Cunningham. Board chair Marieta Velikova introduced the new board member candidates and asked for a motion to approve. Five new board members were officially voted in to Sister Cities: Kate Bentley, Amy Bryan, Aaron Fiske, Catrina Bell and Amy Karaman.
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