A Valuable Tool To Mutual Understanding
The Sister Cities Association of Kenosha, WI, Inc. is designed
to strengthen the long-term relationships between and among our
Sister Cities of Douai, France; Wolfenbuttel, Germany; Cosenza,
Italy; and Quezon City, Phillipines.
Regular exchanges and visits occur between Kenosha, Wolfenbuttel,
Germany and Douai, France. Visits involve both student and adult
groups, who stay in the homes of host families and who tour the
community and surrounding areas.
As a member of the Sister Cities Association of Kenosha, WI, Inc.,
you can help strengthen the bonds of friendship and understanding
between nations, their people and businesses.
You can also help the Association establish relationships with
other countries that desire cultural exchange. In addition, you
may become involved in a variety of other areas with the Association,
including its public relations efforts, its budgeting and fund-raising,
its youth exchanges or its overall efforts to improve our exchange
program with a particular Sister City.
Please complete the application form
and mail it to the Sister Cities Association, Jean Ditzenberger, Treasurer,
625 52nd Street, Kenosha, WI 53140. Checks should be made out to
Sister Cities Association. Phone inquiries:
PROFILES OF OUR SISTER CITIES
||Located in the northern part of Germany, and south
of Hamburg, Wolfenbuttel has a population of more than 40,000
people. It is the home of Duke August Library, which contains
one of the best collections of European historical writings.
Wolfenbuttel and Kenosha have been Sister Cities since 1970.
web site: www.wolfenbuettel.de
||Located in the northern part of France, 13 miles
southwest of the Belgium border, Douai was one of the three
major judicial centers in France and has important chemical
and engineering works. Douai has the largest belfry in Europe.
The famous Douai translation of the Bible was produced there.
Douai and Kenosha have been Sister Cities since 1981. web site:
||A Sister City relationship between Cosenza and Kenosha was established in 1979. An Italian delegation visited Kenosha in June of 2004. Since then, two trips have been made to the region of Calabria: a large group traveled to Italy in October 2007 and visited Cosenza and the surrounding communities of Castrolibero, Marano Marchesato, Marano Principato, and Rende. In July of 2015, Mayor Bosman traveled to our Italian Sister City along with members of the Golden Strings from Tremper High School.
|Quezon City, Phillipines:
||A Sister City relationship between Quezon City
and Kenosha was established in 1986. There have been no exchanges
or visits to date.
Sister Cities International - www.sistercities.org