2013 Annual Awards Winners


Best Overall Program

Population Less than 25,000: Bandera County Sister Partnership Association

Population Between 25,000 – 50,000: Sister City Association of Prescott

Population Between 50,001 – 100,000: Lakeland Sister Cities International

Population Between 100,001 – 300,000: Tempe Sister Cities

Population Between 300,001 – 500,000: Tulsa Global Alliance, Inc.

Population Greater than 500,001: Indianapolis Sister Cities International



Arts and Culture

  • Population Less than 100,000: Lakeland Sister Cities International
  • Population Between 100,001 – 500,000: Iraqi and American Reconciliation Project
  • Population Greater than 500,001: Chicago Sister Cities International
Economic Development
  • Population Greater than 500,001: Phoenix Sister Cities, Inc.
Energy/Sustainable Development
  • Population Greater than 500,001: City of San Antonio

Humanitarian Assistance

  • Population Greater than 500,001: Fort Worth Sister Cities International

Youth and Education

  • Population Less than 100,000: Suffolk Sister Cities International
  • Population Greater than 500,001: County of Santa Clara/Moscow Sister County Commission

Volunteer of the Year

Dana Kelly, Lakeland Sister Cities International


Youth Leadership Award

Caroline Cole, Hot Springs Sister City Program