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Miyazaki City Celebrates 90th Anniversary

A Delegation led by SCAVB President, Ruth Fraser and Sister Cities City Council Liaison, Councilman James Wood, accepted Miyazki’s invitation to celebrate their 90th Anniversary in May 2014.  They received a warm welcome at the airport upon arrival with over one-hundred people there to...

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Tallwood High School Sponsors Sister City Exchanges

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Tallwood High School’s Global Studies Department, under the leadership of SCAVB Secretary/Treasurer, Rebecca Gurley sponsored both inbound and outbound exchanges across the world.  Most notably, with Virginia Beach’s Sister City of Moss, Norway where students attended the International...

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Japanese Azumaya Dedication Ceremony

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On July 25, 2012, a ribbon-cutting was held at Red Wing Park to dedicate the Azumaya, patterned after a simple style house of eastern Japan.  It is a setting for contemplation, meditation, and reflection. Built-in celebration of the 20th Anniversary of Sister Cityhood of Virginia Beach and Miyazaki...

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Neptune Festival Parade 2011

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SCAVB members participated in the 2011 Neptune Festival Parade. This effort, led by Kim Baylor, is a first for the Association and was a great way to let citizens and visitors know about Virginia Beach’s Sister City affiliations. A great time was reported by all the “floaters”. A special thanks to...

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