30 Jan
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January 30th: Annual Legislative Reception in Annapolis

On January 30, the Annual Legislative Reception was held in Annapolis to celebrate the achievements of the Sister State programs of the last year. This event was attended by over 350 people, with representation from several Washington, DC embassies, Maryland legislators, and Maryland cabinet members. Maryland currently has 20 partnerships in 17 countries and several […]

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08 Dec
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Piura-Maryland Sister State Mission 2017

Written by Marcie Castañeda, Business & Community Development Manager Maryland Department of Housing & Community Development I went to Piura, Peru representing the State of Maryland Sister State Commerce Committee hoping to establish a new benchmark for effectiveness.  This is a testament to the strength of my strategic focus on three key markets: The Environment, […]

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18 Sep
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Oct. 13: Maryland Liberia Sister States 10th Anniversary

Maryland Liberia Sister States (Bong County and Maryland County) is having its 10th Anniversary Celebration Ceremony and Induction of New Officers Friday, October 13th, 2017 at 7:00 PM Long Branch Community Center (8700 Piney Branch Rd, 2nd Floor, Silver Spring, MD 20901)   Learn more about the Bong County, Maryland County partnership For more information, please contact […]

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11 Jul
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Maryland Sister State Inc. Visited Loyola University

On June 28, Loyola University, representatives from six Sister State Committees, and the Office of the Secretary of State met to exchange information on ways to advance international initiatives for both Loyola University and the Maryland Sister States. Among many speakers, Rev. Brian F. Linnane, S.J, President of Loyola University Maryland, spoke of potential opportunities […]

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06 Apr
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The Maryland – Cross River Sister State Committee

Saturday, April 8, 2017 Cultural Art Center, Montgomery College 7995 Georgia Avenue, Silver Spring, MD 20910 The Maryland – Cross River Sister State Committee is proud to support this upcoming cultural program. The event will feature a dramatization of the Efik Traditional Wedding, and cultural dances presented by the local Cross River State Organization (Nka […]

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31 Mar
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Maryland – Negev, Israel Sister State Committee

Monday, March 27, 2017 Members of the Maryland – Negev, Israel Sister State Committee helped organize an advance screening of “The Zookeeper’s Wife” at the Arclight Cinema in Bethesda for a packed house of 142 guests. A special thanks to Bonnie Glick, Committee Chair, for her support and Debbie Shemony, Education Subcommittee Chair, for arranging […]

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24 Jan
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Maryland Sister States Program Annual Legislative Reception

February 1, 2017 – 5:30p.m.-7:30p.m. Miller Senate Office Building – Presidential Wing, West 11 Bladen Street Annapolis, MD 21401 Light refreshments and international appetizers will be served. Maryland has 19 partnerships in 17 countries: Anhui Province, China Leningrad Oblast, Russia Kocaeli, Turkey Kanagawa Prefecture, Japan State of Jalisco, Mexico County Cork, Ireland Nord-Pas de Calais, […]

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