Bloomington Normal Sister Cities
2014 High School Exchange Program Information to Asahikawa, Japan
One well-qualified High School student will be sent to Asahikawa as our goodwill ambassador from Bloomington and Normal. Our scholarship award includes transportation to and from Japan, living costs, high school tuition and fees, and a monthly stipend.
More information about the High School Exchange program can be found here.
2013 High School Exchange Program Information to Asahikawa, Japan
We have selected our students. Read all about Kylie B. Eagles and Khadairis Mason-Allison here.
2013 Jr. High Exchange Program from Asahikawa, Japan
We are activly planning for this event. We expect the students to be here about March 26 - April 3, 2013.
The Sister City Committee will keep the students busy during the week from 8 to 4. There will be a Welcome dinner and a farwell dinner. Host famlies keep the students busy the rest of the time.
If your family is interested in hosting a student contact us and we'll be happy to put your family on our list.
2013 Jr. High Exchange Program Information to Asahikawa, Japan
We've published a new newsletter. You can read it here.
If you didn't get one in the mail by January 31, 2013 you're not on our mailing list. Please go to this link and fill out the form to keep updated on the 50th and future goings on with the Bloomington Normal Sister Cities Committee.
50th Aniversary Celebration
We are a volunteer committee. One of the challenges we have is communication with people who want to keep up with our activities. We are implementing an email list application to help us keep in touch with you.
Please go to this link and fill out the form to keep updated on the 50th and future goings on with the Bloomington Normal Sister Cities Committee.
We also have a Facebook Page. We'll use that page more as a place to post what's going on right now with the committee. Please "Like" us on Facebook!
2012 High School Exchange Program Information from Asahikawa, JapanFamilies sought for student
The sister-city program for Bloomington-Normal and Asahikawa, Japan, is looking for host families for an exchange student.