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Garden Grove City Council welcomes students from Anyang, Republic of Korea

The Sister City Association of Garden Grove, in collaboration with the City of Garden Grove, invites media to a private reception to welcome 10 high school students and two chaperones from Anyang, Republic of Korea, Garden Grove’s official sister city. The event will be held tomorrow, Tuesday, January 14, 2020, from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m., in the Garden Grove Community Meeting Center, located at 11300 Stanford Avenue.

During the event, Garden Grove Mayor Steve Jones and the Garden Grove City Council will officially welcome the students and chaperones with a presentation of gifts. Following the reception, at 6:30 p.m., the guests will receive a Community Spotlight, recognizing them as honorary citizens of Garden Grove, during the regular Garden Grove City Council meeting.

The visit is part of the annual Student Exchange Program coordinated by the Sister City Association of Garden Grove, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to enhancing the cultural relationship between Garden Grove and its sister city Anyang, Republic of Korea. Each year, 10 Anyang high school students visit Garden Grove and during the Garden Grove Unified School District’s spring recess, 10 local high school students travel to Anyang.

This article was released by the Sister City Association of Garden Grove.