Foundation grant helps Sister Cities exchange

Bob Askins, Executive Director of the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation, awards a $1,000 grant to the Sister Cities of Wapakoneta president, Cheryl Drexler, center right, vice president Mark Swaney, right, secretary Marguerite Wallen, center left, and treasurer Diana Blackburn, center. The grant will help fund the organization's 2018 Student Exchange Program.
Staff Writer

On Thursday, the Wapakoneta Area Community Foundation awarded a $1,000 grant to the Sister Cites of Wapakoneta. The grant will assist the Sister Cities in their funding of the 2018 Student Exchange Program.

The Wapakoneta-Lengerich Sister Cities Program began in the early 1990s and has been active with its student exchange and adult exchange programs for over twenty years.

Sister cities is a volunteer effort that works toward uniting citizen diplomats in relationships that promote friendship, peace and prosperity.

Every summer we facilitate exchange programs between...

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