The City Council meeting
Fittingly this night, the theme focused on friendship and the different kinds throughout the ages. Among these were lifelong friendships, which was further emphasized when members of the West Chicago Sister Cities organization spoke, following a Proclamation honoring the organization’s 20th Anniversary, about international friendships which have been fostered in meaningful ways with residents of Taufkirchen (
Current President Becky Hall spoke about exchange visits over the years and member David Sabathne shared a personal story of the organization facilitating a connection to his ancestry.
A West Chicago contingent of fifteen travelers head to Taufkirchen (vils) later this week to experience life in Germany and continue making new friends.