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Tateyama Updates

  As you already know, Bellingham’s Sister city in Japan, Tateyama, was hit by not just one destructive typhoon this season, but two: Typhoon Faxai and Typhoon Hagibis. The first typhoon caused lasting damage and the second typhoon caused damage … Continue reading

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Post-Typhoon Hagibis Update From Our Friends In Japan

Kunio Okayasu, good friend and former colleague of BSCA Past President John Gargett reports from Tokyo on Saturday, October 12: Here comes sunshine and blue sky and breeze. No gusty wind last night in Tokyo. We are all safe and … Continue reading

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Super Typhoon Hagibis To Make Landfall In Chiba

The path of Hagibis is clearly heading up Tokyo Bay, and directly over Chiba Prefecture as of 0830 JST today, October 9, 2019. It looks like Saturday through Sunday will be a slow passing over Chiba until it heads into … Continue reading

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Runners Arriving From Tateyama and How You Can Join Us In Support

On September 9th 2019, our sister city of Tateyama in Japan was hit by a deadly and devastating Typhoon, Faxai, which was the 15th Typhoon of this season. Read more about its impact here. We are happy, however, to report … Continue reading

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Typhoon Faxai Devastates Bellingham’s Sister City Tateyama, Japan

Please consider donating to help support those affected in Tateyama.  Your donation can be made by clicking on the link below.  Be sure to mention on the message line at the bottom of the page “The typhoon disaster relief donation”.  … Continue reading

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Bellingham Sister Cities Video – It’s All About World Peace

Bellingham Sister Cities Association Board Member Lauren McClanahan recently produced a video about the history and goals of the Association and the City of Bellingham. Featuring Bellingham Mayor Kelli Linville, this video explores the experiences of some of its members … Continue reading

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BSCA 777 Dinner Fundraiser

BSCA 777 Fundraiser Dinner is a great opportunity to celebrate diversity of cultures, while enjoying a delicious dinner. Vegetarians, beef eaters and seafood lovers will all be honored equally!  The Bellingham Technical College will be preparing the following menu:  Fruit … Continue reading

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Please Join Your Fellow Members Of Bellingham Sister Cities For Our 2016 Annual Fundraiser

Come join us and the SISU Children’s Fund for an evening recognizing each of our Sister Cities, enjoy the artwork that is being produced by Artists With Disabilities from our countries and take advantage of the opportunity to purchase items … Continue reading

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Japanese Fun Run/Walk/Stand Saturday 9:00 AM Jan-23, New Rotary Trailhead, Old Fairhaven Parkway

Japan Marathon Sendoff  – Help send off local runner Holly Graham to Sister City Tateyama, Japan this Saturday for the 36th Wakashio Marathon with a big gambatte! woop! woop! Join our growing group of locals who have run the Wakashio and … Continue reading

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Japanese New Year’s Celebration (Shinnenkai) – January 24th!

A shinnenkai (Japanese 新年会, literally “new year gathering”) is the Japanese tradition of welcoming the arrival of the New Year.  A shinnenkai is a shinnenkaiis their way of getting together to celebrate a new year and to make promises to each other to do their best for this … Continue reading

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