Sister Cities Association of Sarasota

Citizen Diplomats—Carving a Path toward Peace since 1963

Sister Cities Association of Sarasota is a welcoming group of volunteer citizen diplomats devoted to cultural and education exchanges, business opportunities, and increased tourism with selected cities across the  globe.

We Hope Our Friends are Doing Well

First Things First!
We hope that everyone has come through the devestation of Hurricane Irma safe and sound.  If not, then please reach out to fellow members!  Post a message on our Facebook Page and “Like” the page so that you will receive updates from fellow members.  Visit:

We can still squeeze you in if you are interested in attending the SCAS Bird Key Yacht Club September Monthly Luncheon - Wednesday 09.20.17 @ 11:30am  Professor Kathy Black will discuss Developing an Age-Friendly Community.  For details see the August SCAS Newsletter.  For more information, contact Toni Duval; email phone: 941-201-6791

Save the Date - Sept. Speakers Bureau Presentation & Happy Hour Meet ‘n’ Greet - Thursday 09.28.17

Presentation:  “Northern Greece: Thessaloniki & Holy Mt Athos” - Dr. Raymond Young - Selby Library - 4:00 pm
Happy Hour Meet ‘n’ Greet - 5:00 pm - Clasico Cafe, the corner of Main and Palm Avenue.
For further information contact Ray Young e-mail:, phone: 941-225-1268

One World Award - Still seeking Nominations
The One World Award is Sarasota Sister Cities’ premier international award that honors one remarkable individual and one organization that have enhanced “understanding and respect” among citizens of the world through their extraordinary work or volunteer service. Each year the One World Gala shines the spotlight on area individuals and organizations which have demonstrated their continued ability to create and maintain strong bonds of understanding among the world’s citizens through their extraordinary work and service to the community.  This year’s Gala Lunch will be held March 2017.  For a description of past winners see the July SCAS Newsletter.  Send nominations directly to Dr. Raymond Young, Chair, One World Award Committee:  Email: aloharay4@gmail.comPhone: 941-225-1268 

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