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Watch our 2021 Friendship Dinner Celebration!

Watch our 2021 Friendship Dinner Celebration!

Dear Friends, The 2021 Sister City Friendship Dinner was unlike anything we have ever done before. And it was a huge success because of all of you who joined us on Zoom. We were thrilled to finally welcome our friends from Ukraine and Japan to join us all at the same...

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Meg makes a difference

Meg makes a difference

By Tasha Beauchamp and Laura Hagar Rush laura@sonomawest.com | Aug 30, 2018 Sebastopol’s civic award program honors one of the town’s indefatigable volunteers On August 7, the Sebastopol City Council selected Meg Mizutani as the second in its series of “Locals Who...

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Welcome the new Japanese Counsel General Tomochika Uyama

Welcome the new Japanese Counsel General Tomochika Uyama

Picture from a luncheon with the new Japanese Counsel General Tomochika Uyama. The volunteers at Luther Burbank Experimental Farm hosted a lovely lunch for the Sebastopol mayor, Patrick Slayter and City counsel members to meet new Japanese counsel and his deputy. At...

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Reflections on the recent Takeo visit

Reflections on the recent Takeo visit

I was pleased and honored to be invited to visit Japan as a member of the SWF adult delegation. Japan is a modern industrial and commercial success. We experienced and saw the private lives of the Japanese middle classes. Lives that reflect ancient traditions, ancient...

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