Archives for the ‘News’ Category

Meeting for 2018 Kakuda trip set for December 11

By • Nov 24th, 2017 • Category: Featured, Information, News

An informational meeting for those interested in applying for the 2018 trip to Kakuda will be held Monday, December 11 at 7 p.m.



2017 Kakuda visit photos

By • Aug 29th, 2017 • Category: News, Photos

Photos from the Greenfield Wing’s visit to Kakuda City in June 2017.



2017 Greenfield visit photos

By • Aug 28th, 2017 • Category: News, Photos

View photos from the Kakuda Wing’s visit to Greenfield in August 2017.



Sister Cities 5K Run/Walk results

By • Aug 19th, 2017 • Category: Featured, News

See the results from the 5th Annual Sister Cities of Greenfield 5K Run/Walk.



Applications accepted for prospective host families

By • May 12th, 2017 • Category: News

The proposed dates for our upcoming visit are August 11-20, 2017. We expect to have a mix of junior high and high school girls coming to visit Greenfield.



Applications for 2017 Kakuda trip open until Dec. 23!

By • Dec 13th, 2016 • Category: Featured, Information, News

Sister Cities of Greenfield is now accepting applications for our 2017 visit to Kakuda City, Japan.



Sister Cities joins Kroger Community Rewards – sign up today to help!

By • May 1st, 2016 • Category: Fundraising, News

You can now help support Sister Cities of Greenfield simply by doing your grocery shopping!



Support us when you shop at Amazon.com!

By • Feb 19th, 2016 • Category: Fundraising, News

Sister Cities of Greenfield is excited to be a part of the Amazon Smile program!



Applications available for 2016 Kakuda trip

By • Nov 18th, 2015 • Category: Featured, Information, News

Learn more about how you can apply to take part in the 2016 visit to our sister city in Japan.



Scholarship fundraisers scheduled for area restaurants

By • Mar 31st, 2015 • Category: Fundraising, News

The Sister Cities of Greenfield Board of Directors has approved a scholarship program to send a worthy student to Kakuda starting in 2016.



Another successful visit

By • Oct 24th, 2013 • Category: News

Sister Cities of Greenfield again welcomed a group of students and chaperones from Kakuda this summer.



Pennsy Trail Tree Sale

By • Mar 3rd, 2013 • Category: Fundraising, News

Sister Cities of Greenfield is holding a tree sale to help enhance Pennsy Trail in Greenfield, while also supporting the Sister Cities program.



New logo unveiled

By • May 10th, 2012 • Category: News

Sister Cities of Greenfield worked with Nashville, Tennessee artist Lucie Rice to create a new logo for the organization, based on images from the Sister City Park along Pennsy Trail.



Earthquake anniversary marked with tree planting

By • Mar 21st, 2012 • Category: News

The board of directors and friends of the Sister Cities of Greenfield gathered on Sunday, March 11, to mark the one-year anniversary of the devastating earthquake and tsunami in Japan.



Donate to Sister Cities of Greenfield

By • Mar 19th, 2012 • Category: News

Your donations help Sister Cities of Greenfield cover expenses for our students and their chaperones to visit Japan every summer.



Accepting hosting applications

By • Mar 19th, 2012 • Category: News

We are now accepting applications for families interested in hosting a student or chaperone from Kakuda.



Earthquake anniversary speech

By • Mar 13th, 2012 • Category: News, Videos

Sister Cities of Greenfield President Robert Young gives a speech before the organization planted a tree commemorating the anniversary of last year’s earthquake and tsunami in Japan.



New painting unveiled

By • Jan 19th, 2012 • Category: News

Teacher Sandy Hall recently unveiled a painting she worked on with the Art Club at Greenfield-Central Jr. High School and with the 2010 Kakuda Wing during their visit to Greenfield. The painting will be on display at Greenfield-Central Jr. High School.



Mayor issues quake relief proclamation

By • May 8th, 2011 • Category: News

Greenfield Mayor Brad DeReamer issued a proclamation at a recent city council meeting, announcing the city’s week of compassion for the people of Kakuda City and Japan.



WTHR covers Sister Cities

By • Mar 24th, 2011 • Category: News

Richard Essex, a reporter with WTHR-TV (Channel 13) in Indianapolis, came to Greenfield and interviewed Sister Cities President Jeff Myers about how the earthquake in Japan is affecting the organization. Click here to read the story.