Denver Sister Cities International - Sparking the New Global Conversation
The Envoy: Bi-Weekly News & Events from DSCI
October 20th, 2015
In This Issue
Win $1000 for DSCI
Bocce
Committee Meetings
New & Returning Members
Join our mailing list!
Find DSCI on Facebook!
Follow DSCI on Twitter!
Get involved with Sister Cities!
DENVER SISTER CITIES 
INTERNATIONAL
Board of Directors
Michael Frank, President
Brian Powers, Vice-President
Reggie Vegliante, Secretary
Anna Hansen, Treasurer
Jim Aubrey, At-Large
Debbie Kacik, Liaison
Manuel Moreno, At-Large
Karen Nakandakare, At-Large
Derek Okubo, At-Large
Tyler Rauert, At-Large
Steve Sander, At-Large
Gayle Stallings, Past President
Beth Hendrix, Executive Director

City Leadership Advisory Council
Maria Allen, Potenza Chair
Steve Comstock, Takayama Chair
Larry Herzekow, Karmiel Chair
Laurette Heppell, Brest Chair
Jeanie Johnson, Kunming Chair
Debbie Kacik, Liaison
Chuck Kreiman, Axum Chair
Joseph Odhiambo, Nairobi Chair
Arunkumar Pillai, Chennai Chair
Jim Wagenlander, Ulaanbaatar Chair
Aaron and Lacey Walker, Akureyri Co-Chairs
 SEEKING 3 - 4 DYNAMIC AND ENERGETIC VOLUNTEERS TO SERVE ON DSCI'S 
BOARD OF DIRECTORS
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IF YOU'RE INTERESTED IN SERVING A TWO-YEAR TERM, PLEASE SEND US AN EMAIL TELLING US WHY AND WHAT SKILLS YOU HAVE THAT CAN STRENGTHEN DSCI.

BOARD SERVICE IS A SIGNIFICANT COMMITMENT THAT REQUIRES A MINIMUM OF EIGHT HOURS EACH MONTH IN MEETINGS, EVENTS, AND PLANNING, AS WELL AS AN ANNUAL FINANCIAL CONTRIBUTION.
It's also a lot of fun!
DENVER SISTER CITIES 
INTERNATIONAL

303-832-1336



Chance to Win $1000 for Denver Sister Cities through Colorado Gives!
"Why Colorado Gives"
Social Media Prizes ($1,000 each)

From Monday, November 30, through Friday, December 4, FirstBank Facebook fans will have a chance to win one of fifteen $1,000 cash prizes to donate to the ColoradoGives charity of their choice. To qualify, fans will have to post a photo or video to Facebook, Twitter or Instagram about why they give. When posting your photo on Facebook, make sure the privacy settings are set to public so Community First Foundation & FirstBank can view it. Posts must tag ColoradoGives on Twitter  or  Facebook  and 
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CORPORATE MEMBERS
Bronze
Centennial Airport
Wagner Equipment
International School of Denver

Silver
Farmers Insurance
World Trade Center Denver

Gold
Denver International Airport
Visit Denver

Platinum
Metro State University of Denver
  
Diamond
Geotech Environmental Equipment

2015 Gandhi Lecture

 

Since 2001, the Denver-Chennai Committee has presented an annual lecture on or near Mahatma Gandhi's birthday, October 2nd.  This lecture seriew is made possible by an endowment of $5000 generously contributed by the late Ms. Dolly Simon, the former Honorary Secretary of the Indo-American Association in Chennai (formerly Madras). 

 

Attendees check out the displays at the Gandhi Lecture
Lorna Hutchison, PhD presents this year's lecture, "Gandhian Legacies in Indian Children's Literature"

Celebrate autumn with the Potenza Committee's 

Annual November 

Bocce Tournament   

                              
Saturday, November 14th
9:00 am - 3:00 pm

Mickey's Top Sirloin
6950 Broadway
Denver, CO 80221

$100 team of four or  $25 per person
Includes breakfast and lunch
Prizes for the winners!
 
No prior bocce experience is required --
 just a fun-loving attitude, capeesh?
HOW TO PLAY BOCCE
HOW TO PLAY BOCCE

                                
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MONTHLY COMMITTEE 
GATHERINGS and EVENTS
All events listed are open to the public -- 
ALL ARE WELCOME!
 
Wednesday, November 21st, 5:30 - 6:30 pm; AXUM ; DSCI at WTCD in Geotech Engineering, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Thursday, October 22nd, 6:30 - 8:30 pm: POTENZA ; Bruno's Italian Bistro, 2223 South Monaco Parkway, Denver, CO 80222, United

Wednesday, October 28th, 6:30 - 8:00 pm: CHENNAI; Tony's Market, 950 Broadway, Denver

Friday, October 30th, 11:30 am - 12:30 pm: WORLDWIDE FESTIVAL PLANNING; DSCI at WTCD in Geotech Engineering, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Tuesday, November 3rd, 6:00 - 7:30 pm; BOARD OF DIRECTORS ; DSCI at WTCD in Geotech Engineering, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Wednesday, November 11th, 5:30 - 7:30 pm: KUNMING; DSCI at WTCD in Geotech Engineering, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Friday, November 13th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm: BREST; DSCI at WTCD in Geotech Engineering, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Saturday, November 14th, 9:00 am - 3:00 pm:  POTENZA BOCCE TOURNAMENT; Mickey's Top Sirloin, 6950 Broadway, Denver
A SHOUT-OUT TO DSCI's 
NEW and RETURNING MEMBERS:

Brianna Wippel
Andrew Thangasamy
Shannon Clifford
Scott Wyatt
Arlene Krauss
Claire Margrath
Malissa Ngovanduc
Kurt and Margaret Colburn
Jason Stallings & Amy Keltner
Will & Lindsay Wong
Jackson Turnacliff & Marcia Lamb
Jay & Debbie Kacik
Tom & Anne Griffin
Jacob Britton
Laurence & Jerome Michelet
Nancy Rower
Michael Brewer
E.J. Biancarelli & J.B. Garton
J. Bartlett & Allyson Crawford
Joanna Moldow
Ari Lourie
Dr. Sharon Albert Honore
Dwight Deal and Mary-Fletcher Deal
Maria Halloran
CORPORATE MEMBERS
Geotech Environmental Engineering
Metro State University of Denver
Visit Denver
Denver International Airport
Farmer's Insurance
World Trade Center Denver
Centennial Airport
International School of Denver

WE'RE GLAD YOU'RE A PART OF OUR GLOBAL FAMILY!

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