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Welcome, Hekinan delegation – just in time for Halloween | Mayor's Corner


October 15, 2018

In a few short weeks, a delegation from our sister city, Hekinan, Japan, will join us to celebrate the 30th anniversary of our sister-city relationship.

The relationship began 30 years ago with the very active efforts of then-Mayor Larry Naughten. His leadership set a path for hundreds of students and adults to experience the rich rewards of learning and participating with another culture.

While we have yearly student exchanges, every five years we participate in an adult exchange. My wife and I led a delegation to Hekinan this past April. We went to celebrate the 30 years of our relation...

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