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  • 09 Aug 2014 2:56 PM | Jodi Richardson

    Tenth-grader Kathrin from Albert-Schweitzer-Schule (school) in Nienburg/Germany is spending three months in Las Cruces within the framework of the Las Cruces-Nienburg Sister Cities Affiliation.  She arrived on August 5, 2014. She is hosted by a local family whose connections with our organization go back to its very beginnings. Kathrin is attending Centennial High School, Las Cruces’ newest high school, together with one of her host brothers, also a tenth-grader.  Her goals are improving her English language skills, making new friends and getting to know everyday culture as well as some interesting sites  of New Mexico.  Kathrin says:” Everything seems so big to me here: Centennial High School has so many more students from 9th through 12th, grade than my German academic high school from 5th through 12th grade. The pick-ups here look enormous; stores like Walmart seem gigantic.  The  people here are very friendly and open. I’m getting more and more used to understanding and speaking English all day long.”

    Kathrin bearing gifts for her host brothers

  • 10 Jun 2014 4:56 PM | Jodi Richardson
    Mark you calendar now, for our first Annual Oktoberfest,  Saturday, October 4th, and don't miss out on all the fun and excitement as we celebrate our German Partnership.  Volunteer today to work a shift at either our Bratwurst or Membership Information Booth.  Contact Oktoberfest Committee Volunteer Coordinator Til Zimmerman 575 522-1935 for more information and check "EVENTS" for planning meetings

    2014 Oktoberfest Volunteer Schedule

  • 09 Jun 2014 10:54 AM | Jodi Richardson
    With this new format, general public can learn about and even join our organization,  stay informed of organization news and activities and even register for events. Additionally, active members can communicate with other members and post stories, pictures and videos of their Sister Cities experiences for either public or private view.

    We invite our members to help us make this new means of communication easy and effective by navigating around the site and posting your comments and suggestions here.  Please note, only members who have logged in can leave a comment or start a new post,  So if you are having trouble, check your email for your log in details.

    And thank you for your support!

  • 01 Mar 2014 4:05 PM | Jodi Richardson

    English Language and Journalism Student, Rike Schockenhoff of Nienburg spends 10 weeks working with the City of Las Cruces and CLC TV  Take a look at the outcome  here

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