Celebration of Colorado Sister Cities with Rep. Rosenthal

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CONTACT: Rep. Rosenthal 303-246-8280 | Deputy Comms Director Chris Linsmayer 303-866-2863

MEDIA ADVISORY

Wednesday, April 2, 2014    8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.
Celebration of Colorado Sister Cities with Rep. Rosenthal

WHAT:  Rep. Paul Rosenthal (D-Denver) will host a celebration of Colorado’s cities and towns participating in the Sister City Program. The Sister City Program was created by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956 with a vision to further peace and prosperity by creating bonds between people from different cities around the world. Sister City relationships today foster cultural, educational, municipal, humanitarian, and business and trade programs and activities. Many Colorado cities participate in the Program and have sister cities around the world. Rep. Rosenthal will be joined by Rep. Amy Stephens (R-Colorado Springs), Denver Mayor Michael Hancock, Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan and Chinese lion dancers.

WHO:

  • State Rep. Paul Rosenthal (D-Denver)
  • State Rep. Amy Stephens (R-Colorado Springs)
  • Aurora Mayor Steve Hogan
  • Denver Mayor Michael Hancock
  • Chinese lion dancers

WHERE: Rotunda at the State Capitol, 200 E Colfax St., Denver, CO 80203

WHEN: Wednesday, April 2, 2014. 8:00 a.m. to 9:15 a.m.

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About Sister Cities International

Founded by President Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, Sister Cities International is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit, nonpartisan serving as the national membership organization for individual sister cities, counties, and states across the United States. This network unites tens of thousands of citizen diplomats of citizen diplomats from 500 U.S. communities with partnerships with over 2,000 cities in 140 countries around the globe. Sister Cities International advances peace and prosperity through cultural, educational, humanitarian, and economic development exchanges. It serves as a hub for institutional knowledge and best practices in the field of citizen diplomacy. For more information, visit www.sistercities.org or email info@sistercities.org.

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