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Celebrating Sister Cities Through 25 Years



Outlines the past 25 years of Sister City relations between the City of Stillwater, Oklahoma and Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan.

Outlines the past 25 years of Sister City relations between the City of Stillwater, Oklahoma and Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan.



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    • Celebrating 25 Years!!! Sister Cities Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan and Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
    • Creating the Relationship Kameoka November 3, 1985
    • Stillwater Delegation in Kameoka for the Official Signing
    • The 2nd Anniversary Celebration!! Stillwater November 1987
    • Mayor Anthony with guests from Kameoka
    • Creating Sister Schools Taisei Junior High School, Kameoka and Stillwater Middle School, Stillwater
    • Signing the Sister Schools Affiliation 1989
    • Stillwater Middle School Principal and Kameoka Superintendent of Schools
    • Sister Schools Signing Activities
    • Kameoka Delegation visits Stillwater for our Centennial Celebration, Spring 1989
    • Visit to Kameoka Trail
    • Sightseeing in Stillwater
    • Dinner during the Centennial Celebration
    • Talking with Mayor Taniguchi
    • Stillwaterland Kameoka
    • Kameoka Koen
    • Kameoka Student is a Worldwide Winner in the Youth Art Competition, 1989. Congratulation Tsubasa Nakano!!
    • Four Kameoka Adults and Twelve Taisei Junior High School Students visit Stillwater, January 1990.
    • Taisei J.H. School Students at the Stillwater Middle School.
    • Four Stillwater School Teachers and Administrators and Twelve Middle School Students visit Kameoka, October 1990.
    • Stillwater Middle School Students Enjoying Kameoka
    • Stillwater Middle School Student in Kameoka in 1990
    • A Seven Member Delegation from Stillwater attended the 5th Anniversary Celebration in Kameoka. November 1990
    • Stillwater Delegation in Kyoto with Kameoka’s Mayor Taniguchi.
    • Delegation of Seven Adults and 23 Junior High School Students from Kameoka visited Stillwater, March 1991.
    • Reception at Brentwood Clubhouse for Guests from Kameoka
    • Adult and Taisei JHS Delegation in OKC
    • Kameoka and Stillwater Received the Award for Best Overall Youth Program, Chicago Conference, July 1991 Congratulations Kameoka and Stillwater!!
    • OSU-K Opens Its Doors September 1991
    • Mayor Taniguchi and President Campbell, Opening Ceremonies in Kameoka
    • OSU-K Opening Ceremonies
    • Stillwater hosts Kameoka Social Welfare Foundation Delegation, June 1993
    • Visiting Kameoka Koen
    • Kameoka Social Welfare Delegation Visit Kameoka Koen
    • Kameoka Student in Stillwater, 1994
    • Kameoka, Jandira and Stillwater receive grant for Sister Cities International Trilateral Exchange Program
    • Trilaterial Program Participants in Stillwater
    • Trilaterial Exchange Activities
    • Delegation from Betsuin Junior High School Visit Stillwater, March, 1995
    • Student from Betsuin JHS
    • The 10th Anniversary Celebration Stillwater
    • Kameoka Delegation in Stillwater Getting Ready for the Walkaround
    • The OSU Homecoming Parade
    • Kameoka Delegation Visiting Kameoka Trail
    • 10th Anniversary Activities
    • Mayor Taniguchi and Commissioner Brown
    • City Manager, Carl Weinaug with Kameoka Visitors
    • OSU Students, the Shigeta Sisters from Kameoka Mayor Taniguchi
    • The 10th Anniversary Celebration Kameoka
    • Stillwater Delegation in Kameoka
    • Master Calligraphers!!
    • Modeling Kimonos
    • Having Fun in Stillwaterland!
    • A Tree Planting Ceremony
    • A Visit to Taisei JHS
    • Stillwater Elementary School Teachers visit Kameoka, June 1996
    • Kyoto Governor Aramaki visits Stillwater, September 1996
    • Kameoka Landscape Gardeners in Stillwater to Create a Beautiful Japanese Garden
    • Creating the Garden
    • International Friendship Garden Stillwater
    • Kameoka and Stillwater Delegates attend SCI Conference in San Diego July 1997
    • Kiyomi Kojima and Yukio Hayashita visit Stillwater after attending San Diego Conference
    • Stillwater Middle School Teacher and Students visit Kameoka’s Taisei JHS, November 1998
    • Middle School Delegation at the Kameoka Festival with Mayor Taniguchi
    • Stillwater Delegation Visits Kameoka for the Dedication of Galleria Kameoka November, 1998
    • Mayor Henson and Mayor Taniguchi
    • Galleria Kameoka Ceremonies
    • Sightseeing after Galleria Kameoka Dedication
    • Stillwater Middle School hosts delegation from Kameoka JHS. March, 2000
    • 15th Anniversary Celebration!! Stillwater October 2000
    • Kameoka Delegation at the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
    • Kameoka’s Terenno Tono Ensemble Perform Ocarina Concert in Stillwater January 2001
    • Torino Tono Ensemble
    • Breakfast with the Ensemble
    • Stillwater Middle School Delegation Visit Ikushin JHS in Kameoka October, 2003
    • Stillwater Middle School Delegation at Kinkaku-ji
    • 20th Anniversary Celebration!!! Kameoka November 2005
    • Stillwater Delegation at Stillwaterland
    • Former Mayor Taniguchi, Cindy Petree, Mr. Hayashida
    • Reception with the Gardeners
    • Mayor Lacy and Councilman Dugger in Kameoka
    • 20th Anniversary Celebration!! Stillwater October 2006
    • Mayor Kuriyama and Mayor McMillian During Formal Ceremonies
    • Kameoka Guests with Former Mayor Lacy and Wife, Gloria
    • In the Japanese Garden at the OSU Botanical Garden
    • Mayor Kuriyama with Former U.S. Congressman Wes Watkins
    • Mayor Kuriyama with OSU President at OSU Football Game
    • Kameoka Friends in Stillwater
    • Stillwater Citizen’s Delegation Travel to Kameoka and Throughout Western Japan, Oct 2007
    • Citizens Group at Former OSU-K
    • Reception at Kameoka City Hall
    • Rotary Exchange Student, Takeshi Kusuhara, from Kameoka to Stillwater in 1989 at the Reception in Kameoka with his Children .
    • Mr. Kuriyama and Ms. Yasui
    • Scholarship for Student from Kyoto Prefecture Stillwater Sister Cities Council and the International Relations Committee of the OSU Emeriti Association presented a scholarship to Hideyoshi Shigeta from Kameoka
    • Presenting Scholarship to Hideyoshi Shigeta from Kameoka
    • Our Year of Celebration!!! Celebrating our 25th Anniversary
    • Consul Yonezawa with City Officials
    • Class on Japanese Gardens as part of Osher Lifelong Learning Course.
    • Japanese Storytelling
    • Young Artist and Author Winners Reception
    • Stillwater Delegation at 2010 SCI Conference with Mary Eisenhower, Granddaughter of President Eisenhower
    • It’s been an exciting 25 years and we look forward to continuing the exciting journey!!!