Sister City, Sanda Japan

Message from Sanda City Mayor

Volunteer

A history of exchanges between Kittitas County & Sanda, Japan

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

2010

  • October - Displayed children’s artwork from Kittitas County in Sanda City
  • September - Displayed Sanda City children’s artwork at the Kittitas County Fair

2009

2008

2007

2006

2005

2004

2003

2002

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Judy Bender and John Pickett)
  • October - Kittitas County children's artwork exhibited on Friendship Day in Sanda and Sanda Youth Festival
  • July - A delegation from Sanda visited Kittitas County to celebrate our 10 year Sister City anniversary.
  • February - Sanda Relations Committee was recognized. County Commissioner Perry Huston took over lead and County Commissioners staff were delegated to perform duties of a group of volunteers to continue facilitating exchanges.

2001

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Timothy England and Kristin Farrand)
  • October - Kittitas County children's artwork exhibited on Friendship Day in Sanda and Sanda Youth Festival
  • August - Youth art exchange: Sanda's Yurinokidai Elementary School and Hakkei Junior High School and Sanda City photo exhibition at the Kittitas County Fair.

2000

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Mel VanHouten and Allison Carpenter)
  • August - The Sanda Children's Choir (25 people) visited Kittitas County and performed at Hertz Hall with the Ellensburg Children's Choir
  • March - Joint concert by Dr. Karyl Carlson (Central Washington University) and Junko Nagano (Sanda)

1999

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Gary Cummisk and Nancy Suttles)
  • November - Farm families and other people employed in the agriculture visited farms in Kittitas County
  • September - The Mayor of Sanda issued a certificate of appreciation to Jerry Williams for his support of the Kittitas/Sanda Friendship committee
  • August - Central Washington Chamber Choir (24 persons) participated in the Sanda International Choir Festival

1998

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Ethan A. Bergman and Debbie Almberg-Thomas)
  • Sanda's Youth Ballet visited Ellensburg on their way to perform at Carnegie Hall in New York City

1997

1996

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Ian Brown and Judie L. Boman)
  • Official government delegation visited the Ellensburg Senior Center & with the Mayor of Ellensburg and the Kittitas County Commissioners

1995

1994

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Dave Bridgeman and Barbara Hodges)
  • June - CWU/Kittitas County dedication program for the Goju-no-to pagoda donated by the Sanda Minami Rotary Club and was placed in the Central Washington University's Japanese Garden

1993

1992

  • December - Runners from Kittitas County participated in the Masters Marathon (Larry Almberg and Marian Hudson).
  • September - The Sanda Daiko Band (11 drummers) visited Kittitas County and performed at the Kittitas County Fair
  • April - Signed official agreement for Sister-City affiliation (April 6th in Kittitas County and April 24th in Sanda)

1991

  • October - Sanda delegation came to Ellensburg for introductions.
  • November - Ellensburg delegation went to Sanda for introductions.