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Oak Ridge, Tennessee USA

Information About Naka shi, Japan
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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Sister City Partners
Naka shi Japan
Obninsk, Russia

about1aa.gif (1119 bytes) Our organization provides support on a volunteer basis for activities between our sister cities and other international visitors to Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Check out opportunities to learn about our sister cities and their cultures, make international friends in person or by email and host international visitors.

2017 Events

2017 Annual meeting for the Sister City Support Organization: Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017   at 7 PM   -  103 Clayton Way, Oak Ridge, TN 37830

  • Come and enjoy a video presentation of the 2017 middle school student visit in Naka-shi Japan.

  • We will discuss plans for 2018 and options to reach out to Obninsk, our Russian sister city.

  • We will elect new officers and accept volunteers for positions on the Board of Directors.     

Oak RIdge Naka Middle School Exchange - July 2017

Oak RIdge Naka Middle School Exchahge - August 2017

2016 Events

25th Anniversary of the Middle School Exchange - Naka shi Delegation in Oak RIdge - August 2016

25th Anniversary of the Middle School Exchange - Oak Ridge Delegation in Naka  - July 2016

Open World Program Sponsored by the US Congress "Russian Female Entrepreneurs"  March 5-13

2015 Events

"Telebridge" Video Conference with Obninsk
Saturday, September 26 at 11 AM
UT-Battelle Information Center Conference Room (Rear of Building)
1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Doors open at 10:40 AM - Live Conference starts at 11 AM
Click here for Details

An opportunity Oak Ridgers (ages 16+) to discuss similarities and differences
in our cities with citizens of our Sister City, Obninsk Russia

Middle School Exchange: Naka shi in Oak Ridge - August 2015 

Obninsk Teachers and Surgeon Visit Oak Ridge - August 2015

Middle School Exchange: Oak Ridge to Naka shi - July 2015  Program Details

2014 Events

2013 Events