Saturday, February 4th, 2017
The Baltimore-Xiamen Sister City Committee cordially extends an invitation to you and your family to celebrate the "Year of the Rooster" on Saturday, February 4th, 2017 at Port Discovery Children's Museum. This is an annual event that features Chinese New Year arts and crafts, Chinese dancers, Chinese lion dancing, and other related types of entertainment. See the Port Discovery Museum website for admission fees and other details. Save the date!
November 16th, 2016
Exelon Corporation's Asian American Resource Group hosted representatives from the Maryland Sister State and Baltimore Sister Cities programs at a two-hour event to explain the sister state/city programs to Exelon's employees. Atsuko Biars, Chair of the Baltimore-Kawasaki Committee, and Fontaine Bell, Chair of the Baltimore-Xiamen Committee, presented to a group of about 50 Exelon employees. Both committees also served Asian food and drink to the attendees. Other presenters included representatives from the state's China, Japan, Korea and Vietnam sister state committees. This program was an important part of Exelon's annual Diversity & Inclusion Week.
Dr. Henry A. Kissinger, former Secretary of State (1973 - 1977) and National Security Advisor (1969 - 1975)
Dr. David M. Lampton, Hyman Professor and Director, China Studies Program, the Johns Hopkins Nitze School of Advanced International Studies (1997 - present) and former President of the National Committee on U.S.-China Relations (1988 - 1997)
and moderated by
Mr. Stephen A. Orlins, President, National Committee on U.S.-China Relations
5:30 to 9:00pm, Tuesday, October 18th, 2016
Baltimore City Hall, 100 North Holliday Street, Baltimore, MD 21202
The 2016 program included a catered reception, a local address & discussion, "Where Is the U.S.-China Relationship Headed — Why?" by Dr. Lampton in person, and a nationwide webcast featuring Dr. Kissinger. Check-in & refreshments began at 5:30pm. The national webcast was from 7:00 to 8:00pm.
To register, visit the event registration page which contains a link for credit card payments. Checks in advance are to be made out to “Baltimore Sister Cities, Inc.” Registration fees are $20 for students & members and $30 for non-members if paid by October 11th, 2016. For payments & registrations after that date, a $10 surcharge will be assessed. All guests must register in advance in order to be allowed entry to City Hall. Refunds are not be available. Seating is limited.
This event sold out.
For more information regarding our national and local speakers, please follow the hyperlinks above. For a printer-friendly summary of the information above, please view the event flyer.
This event was sponsored at the Silver level by Active Minerals International, LLC, BRIC LLC, Ekpac China Inc., and TradeRiver USA and at the Bronze level by Exelon Asian American Resource Group (AARG).
6:30 to 9:00pm, August 10th, 2016
The BXSCC joined the Maryland-China Business Council (MCBC) and our friends from the Chinese Embassy for a sunset cruise and dinner on the scenic Potomac River, passing along the picturesque Washington, D.C. waterfront, glowing monuments, the stately Lee-Curtis Mansion, and the charm of Georgetown.
Registration was available at mcbc.net.
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