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
Ka...
OSU- KOpens Its Doors
September 1991
Mayor Taniguchi and President Campbell,
Opening Ceremonies in Kameoka
OSU- KOpening 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 Childre...
Mr. Kuriyama and Ms.
Yasui
Scholarship for Student from
Kyoto Prefecture
Stillwater Sister Cities Council
and the
International Relations Committee
o...
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!!!
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Celebrating Sister Cities Through 25 Years

  1. 1. Celebrating 25 Years!!! Sister Cities Kameoka, Kyoto, Japan and Stillwater, Oklahoma, USA
  2. 2. Creating the Relationship Kameoka November 3, 1985
  3. 3. Stillwater Delegation in Kameoka for the Official Signing
  4. 4. The 2nd Anniversary Celebration!! Stillwater November 1987
  5. 5. Mayor Anthony with guests from Kameoka
  6. 6. Creating Sister Schools Taisei Junior High School, Kameoka and Stillwater Middle School, Stillwater
  7. 7. Signing the Sister Schools Affiliation 1989
  8. 8. Stillwater Middle School Principal and Kameoka Superintendent of Schools
  9. 9. Sister Schools Signing Activities
  10. 10. Kameoka Delegation visits Stillwater for our Centennial Celebration, Spring 1989
  11. 11. Visit to Kameoka Trail
  12. 12. Sightseeing in Stillwater
  13. 13. Dinner during the Centennial Celebration
  14. 14. Talking with Mayor Taniguchi
  15. 15. Stillwaterland Kameoka
  16. 16. Kameoka Koen
  17. 17. Kameoka Student is a Worldwide Winner in the Youth Art Competition, 1989. Congratulation Tsubasa Nakano!!
  18. 18. Four Kameoka Adults and Twelve Taisei Junior High School Students visit Stillwater, January 1990.
  19. 19. Taisei J.H. School Students at the Stillwater Middle School.
  20. 20. Four Stillwater School Teachers and Administrators and Twelve Middle School Students visit Kameoka, October 1990.
  21. 21. Stillwater Middle School Students Enjoying Kameoka
  22. 22. Stillwater Middle School Student in Kameoka in 1990
  23. 23. A Seven Member Delegation from Stillwater attended the 5th Anniversary Celebration in Kameoka. November 1990
  24. 24. Stillwater Delegation in Kyoto with Kameoka’s Mayor Taniguchi.
  25. 25. Delegation of Seven Adults and 23 Junior High School Students from Kameoka visited Stillwater, March 1991.
  26. 26. Reception at Brentwood Clubhouse for Guests from Kameoka
  27. 27. Adult and Taisei JHS Delegation in OKC
  28. 28. Kameoka and Stillwater Received the Award for Best Overall Youth Program, Chicago Conference, July 1991 Congratulations Kameoka and Stillwater!!
  29. 29. OSU- KOpens Its Doors September 1991
  30. 30. Mayor Taniguchi and President Campbell, Opening Ceremonies in Kameoka
  31. 31. OSU- KOpening Ceremonies
  32. 32. Stillwater hosts Kameoka Social Welfare Foundation Delegation, June 1993
  33. 33. Visiting Kameoka Koen
  34. 34. Kameoka Social Welfare Delegation Visit Kameoka Koen
  35. 35. Kameoka Student in Stillwater, 1994
  36. 36. Kameoka, Jandira and Stillwater receive grant for Sister Cities International Trilateral Exchange Program
  37. 37. Trilaterial Program Participants in Stillwater
  38. 38. Trilaterial Exchange Activities
  39. 39. Delegation from Betsuin Junior High School Visit Stillwater, March, 1995
  40. 40. Student from Betsuin JHS
  41. 41. The 10th Anniversary Celebration Stillwater
  42. 42. Kameoka Delegation in Stillwater Getting Ready for the Walkaround
  43. 43. The OSU Homecoming Parade
  44. 44. Kameoka Delegation Visiting Kameoka Trail
  45. 45. 10th Anniversary Activities
  46. 46. Mayor Taniguchi and Commissioner Brown
  47. 47. City Manager, Carl Weinaug with Kameoka Visitors
  48. 48. OSU Students, the Shigeta Sisters from Kameoka Mayor Taniguchi
  49. 49. The 10th Anniversary Celebration Kameoka
  50. 50. Stillwater Delegation in Kameoka
  51. 51. Master Calligraphers!!
  52. 52. Modeling Kimonos
  53. 53. Having Fun in Stillwaterland!
  54. 54. A Tree Planting Ceremony
  55. 55. A Visit to Taisei JHS
  56. 56. Stillwater Elementary School Teachers visit Kameoka, June 1996
  57. 57. Kyoto Governor Aramaki visits Stillwater, September 1996
  58. 58. Kameoka Landscape Gardeners in Stillwater to Create a Beautiful Japanese Garden
  59. 59. Creating the Garden
  60. 60. International Friendship Garden Stillwater
  61. 61. Kameoka and Stillwater Delegates attend SCI Conference in San Diego July 1997
  62. 62. Kiyomi Kojima and Yukio Hayashita visit Stillwater after attending San Diego Conference
  63. 63. Stillwater Middle School Teacher and Students visit Kameoka’s Taisei JHS, November 1998
  64. 64. Middle School Delegation at the Kameoka Festival with Mayor Taniguchi
  65. 65. Stillwater Delegation Visits Kameoka for the Dedication of Galleria Kameoka November, 1998
  66. 66. Mayor Henson and Mayor Taniguchi
  67. 67. Galleria Kameoka Ceremonies
  68. 68. Sightseeing after Galleria Kameoka Dedication
  69. 69. Stillwater Middle School hosts delegation from Kameoka JHS. March, 2000
  70. 70. 15th Anniversary Celebration!! Stillwater October 2000
  71. 71. Kameoka Delegation at the Oklahoma City Bombing Memorial
  72. 72. Kameoka’s Terenno Tono Ensemble Perform Ocarina Concert in Stillwater January 2001
  73. 73. Torino Tono Ensemble
  74. 74. Breakfast with the Ensemble
  75. 75. Stillwater Middle School Delegation Visit Ikushin JHS in Kameoka October, 2003
  76. 76. Stillwater Middle School Delegation at Kinkaku- ji
  77. 77. 20th Anniversary Celebration!!! Kameoka November 2005
  78. 78. Stillwater Delegation at Stillwaterland
  79. 79. Former Mayor Taniguchi, Cindy Petree, Mr. Hayashida
  80. 80. Reception with the Gardeners
  81. 81. Mayor Lacy and Councilman Dugger in Kameoka
  82. 82. 20th Anniversary Celebration!! Stillwater October 2006
  83. 83. Mayor Kuriyama and Mayor McMillian During Formal Ceremonies
  84. 84. Kameoka Guests with Former Mayor Lacy and Wife, Gloria
  85. 85. In the Japanese Garden at the OSU Botanical Garden
  86. 86. Mayor Kuriyama with Former U.S. Congressman Wes Watkins
  87. 87. Mayor Kuriyama with OSU President at OSU Football Game
  88. 88. Kameoka Friends in Stillwater
  89. 89. Stillwater Citizen’s Delegation Travel to Kameoka and Throughout Western Japan, Oct 2007
  90. 90. Citizens Group at Former OSU- K
  91. 91. Reception at Kameoka City Hall
  92. 92. Rotary Exchange Student, Takeshi Kusuhara, from Kameoka to Stillwater in 1989 at the Reception in Kameoka with his Children.
  93. 93. Mr. Kuriyama and Ms. Yasui
  94. 94. 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
  95. 95. Presenting Scholarship to Hideyoshi Shigeta from Kameoka
  96. 96. Our Year of Celebration!!! Celebrating our 25th Anniversary
  97. 97. Consul Yonezawa with City Officials
  98. 98. Class on Japanese Gardens as part of Osher Lifelong Learning Course.
  99. 99. Japanese Storytelling
  100. 100. Young Artist and Author Winners Reception
  101. 101. Stillwater Delegation at 2010 SCI Conference with Mary Eisenhower, Granddaughter of President Eisenhower
  102. 102. It’s been an exciting 25 years and we look forward to continuing the exciting journey!!!

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