Izumi Delegation in August
The delegation of 10 high school and college students and 2 chaperones stayed in Bloomington from August 4th through the 17th, 2014
Host families spent time with students on weeknights and weekends.
2014 Taste of Japan dinner: a big success
The Bloomington Sister City Organization's largest and most important fundraiser, Taste of Japan, took place Saturday, March 22, 2014 at 6:00 p.m. at the Hilton Minneapolis/Bloomington, 3900 American Boulevard West.
We were very pleased by the turnout, it was fun to see everyone take part in the auction, heads-and-tails game and the entertainment.
Longtime supporter and board member Kodo Kawamura has passed away
Per the obituary: "In lieu of flowers, memorials preferred to the Bloomington Sister City Organization" If you would like to donate to the Bloomington Sister City Organization, you may mail a check to the BSCO at 1800 West Old Shakopee Road, Bloomington, MN 55431
2 Marathon runners from Japan this year
To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the Sister City relationship with Izumi, the BSCO hosted 2 runners from Japan this year as they compete in the Twin Cities Marathon on Sunday October 6th.