Denver Sister Cities International - Sparking the New Global Conversation
The Envoy: News & Events from DSCI
July 1, 2016
In This Issue
Best Overall Award
WWF 2016
Knife Skills with Akureyri
Mongolian Naadam
Upcoming Trips: Chennai
Bastille Day
Committee Meetings
Tanabata
New & Returning Members
Join our mailing list!
Find DSCI on Facebook!
Follow DSCI on Twitter!
Get involved with Sister Cities!
WE WON!
Denver Sister Cities International (DSCI) has won Sister Cities International's (SCI) 2016 Best Overall Program Award for a city with a population greater than 500,000. The 2016 SCI Best Overall Program Award recognizes sister city programs that demonstrated outstanding accomplishments in 2015 in advancing the goals and mission of the sister cities movement. This award recognizes the overall program, including all sister city partnerships and affiliations.

THANK YOU 
T O ALL OF OUR FRIENDS 
WHO MADE THIS AWARD HAPPEN:
Our Board of Directors
Our City Leadership Advisory Council
Our members
Our volunteers
Our donors
Our partners
Our travelers
Our interns
Our global colleagues
The City & County of Denver

WE'RE PROUD TO BRING THIS HONOR
HOME to DENVER
SAVE THE DATE

Saturday, August 27th, 2016 Kevin Taylor's at the Opera House
5:30 VIP Reception
7:00 Gala Dinner, Cocktails, & Jazz 
Tickets coming soon!
Chennai Committee Meeting with Indian Diplomats
Pictured l to r: Davey Kim, The Asia Foundation; Gayle Stallings, DSCI Board; Saswati Day, Finance/Budget Undersecretary, Ministry of External Affairs, New Delhi; Pani Beigi, Chennai Committee Chair; Mr. Piyush, First Political & Culture Secretary with High Commission of India to Pakistan; Beth Hendrix, DSCI Executive Director; Ganpat Mani, Chennai Committee member. Not shown: Gloria & Don Curtis, Karin Schumacher
DENVER SISTER CITIES 
INTERNATIONAL
Board of Directors
Michael Frank, President
Brian Powers, Vice-President
Reggie Vegliante, Treasurer
Jessica Skibo, Historian
Jim Aubrey, At-Large
Debbie Kacik, At-Large
Tesla Miller, At-Large
Manuel Moreno, At-Large
Jason Nagy, At-Large
Derek Okubo, At-Large
Tyler Rauert, At-Large
Steve Sander, At-Large
Gayle Stallings, Liaison
Christopher Teed, At-Large
Beth Hendrix, Executive Director

City Leadership Advisory Council
France Addington-Lee, Kunming Co-Chair
Maria Allen, Potenza Chair
Steve Comstock, Takayama Chair
Laurette Heppell, Brest Chair
Jeanie Johnson, Kunming Co-Chair
Chuck Kreiman, Axum Chair
Joseph Odhiambo, Nairobi Chair
Gayle Stallings, Liaison
Jim Wagenlander, Ulaanbaatar Chair
Aaron and Lacey Walker, Akureyri Co-Chairs
DENVER SISTER CITIES 
INTERNATIONAL

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Silks and Spices
Featuring Chennai, India
January 19 - February 3, 2017
Must book by August 31, 2016!
Join Us for Bastille Day 
 
The event is from 10am- 7pm at Centennial Gardens, located at 1101 Little Ravens St. right next to Elitches! 
TAKAYAMA STUDENT EXCHANGE
JUNE 8 - 22

THANKS TO OUR STUDENT TRAVELERS AND THEIR FAMILIES,
OUR CHAPERONES CHRIS, DAVID, AND GAIL,
THE ENTIRE TAKAYAMA COMMITTEE,
OUR FRIENDS AND HOST FAMILIES IN OUR BEAUTIFUL SISTER CITY OF TAKAYAMA,
AND ESPECIALLY STEVE COMSTOCK
MONTHLY COMMITTEE 
GATHERINGS and EVENTS
All events listed are open to the public -- 
ALL ARE WELCOME!

Wednesday, July 6th, 6:00 - 7:30:     KUNMING ; DSCI at WTCD in Geotech, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Monday, July 11th, 5:00 - 6:30pm:  BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETINGDSCI at WTCD in Geotech, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Saturday, July 16th, 3:00 - 5:00 pm: CHENNAI; Private residence, call 303-832-1336 for details

Tuesday, July 19, 7:00 -8:30 pmTAKAYAMAPrivate residence, call 303-832-1336 for details

Wednesday, July 20th, 6:00 - 7:30 pm: AXUM; DSCI at WTCD in Geotech Engineering, 2650 E 40th Ave, Denver

Thursday, July 28th, 6:30 - 7:30pm:  POTENZA Undici, 1200 E Hampden Ave, Englewood, CO 80113, USA 

Thursday, July 28th, 6:00 -7:00pm:   NAIROBI; Annie's CafĂ©, 3100 E Colfax, Denver

Saturday, July 30th, 7:00 - 9:00 pm: TANABATA; Private residence - email Takayama@denversistercities.org for details 

2016 Worldwide Festival
Follow the festival on Facebook to learn about performers, vendors and schedules here!
 
We are accepting vendor registrations until August 15th.  Register online here.
For more information about Tanabata:  Click Here!
A SHOUT-OUT TO DSCI's 
NEW and RETURNING MEMBERS:
 
Alyssa Herrin
Rocilla Dilger
Britt Bayer
Tsegaye Hailu
Miyuki Tanaka
Alexandra Witze
Harriet Downer
Linda Rockwell
City Councilman Albus Brooks
 

WE'RE GLAD YOU'RE A PART OF OUR GLOBAL FAMILY!
IF YOU'RE NOT YET A MEMBER, JOIN HERE !