Archive for Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Fundraiser to support Sister Cities program

October 13, 2009


Area residents will have an opportunity to support Lawrence’s Sister Cities program at an upcoming fundraiser.

The city’s Sister Cities Advisory Board will host a fundraiser from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 22 at the Castle Tea Room, 13th and Massachusetts streets.

The event will feature appetizers and drinks and will provide attendees an opportunity to see the newly renovated Castle Tea Room.

The fundraiser will benefit the Sister City Scholarship Fund, which helps Lawrence students with costs associated in traveling to Lawrence’s two sister cities: Eutin, Germany, and Hiratsuka, Japan.

Tickets for the event are $50 per person. People are requested to RSVP by Friday to organizer Bob Moody at 841-5946 or


Stuart Evans 8 years, 8 months ago

this program is sexist. I demand that they have an equal number of brother cities!

onrywmn 8 years, 8 months ago

I think it is a waste of money and is completely unnecessary. The money could be spent elsewhere better to benefit more citizens.

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