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International Connections Thrive in Fort Worth

January 24,2023

Reposted from Fort Worth Sister Cities International.

Fort Worth Sister Cities International has brought international attention to Fort Worth with its nine sister cities in China, Eswatini, France, Germany, Hungary, Indonesia, Italy, Japan, and Mexico since 1985.

Today we launch the public campaign of the Members Circle of Giving by announcing Ronny Korb, President of Pinnacle Bank, as the 2023 Campaign Chair. “Due to the generosity of corporate and individual donors, $178,000 has already been pledged and Sister Cities is well on its way to meeting its $300,000 goal,” said Korb.

The Members Circle of Giving is a thriving network of individuals, organizations, corporations and community leaders committed to expanding global relationships for peace and prosperity at home and abroad. Lead donors to this year’s campaign will be recognized at the Mayor’s International Dinner & Global Awards in November. Members who join before the end of January will be invited to a KICK OFFreception at TCU’s Founders Club & Suites with special guests Mayor Mattie Parker and TCU Athletic Director Jeremiah Donati.

“In an increasingly divided world, Sister Cities brings individuals, cultures and countries together for the benefit of all,” said Greg Jackson, Board Chairman. “We are producing effective global experiential education, creating cultural competence and there’s more work to be done.”

Funding and in-kind support from the City of Fort Worth (4% of Sister Cities’ budget) play key roles in its mission, but most of its work is made possible through public support like that received through the Members Circle of Giving.

100% of the Sister Cities Board of Directors are members and invite the community to join them in making Fort Worth a more culturally diverse city.

For more information about Fort Worth Sister Cities visit