City of Red Wing

Red Wing Sister Cities Commission Workshop

Location: Foot Room, Public Library

Event Date(s):
Wednesday, June 28 2017 4:00 PM
Wednesday, August 23 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, October 25 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, December 27 2017 5:00 PM
Wednesday, February 28 2018 5:00 PM
Wednesday, April 25 2018 5:00 PM

The August 23, 2017, workshop will be held in the Foot Room of the Public Library located at 225 East Avenue, Red Wing.

Typically, the Red Wing Sister Cities Commission workshops are held as needed on the fourth Wednesday of every EVEN month at 5:00 p.m. in the Mississippi Room of City Hall, 315 W 4th Street.

The Sister Cities Commission promotes cultural exchange between cities of different nations to foster strengthened economics, world peace and a greater understanding of the world issues. The City of Red Wing has two official sister cities – Ikata, Japan and Quzhou, China. The commission also has an informal relationship with Drammen, Norway. The Sister Cities Commission can have up to 15 members appointed by the Mayor.

Click the following link to view the current Red Wing Sister Cities Commission agenda:

To view Sister Cities Commission meeting agendas, minutes, and more, visit the City of Red Wing LaserFiche.

Sister Cities Commission Members

  • Matt Quinn - Chairperson
  • Wanda Hayes - Vice Chairperson
  • Benjamin Schmidt
  • Angela Haiyun Hu
  • Emilie Thiessen
  • Cyndi Reese
  • Martha English
  • Bill Foot
  • Katelyn Callstrom (ex-officio)
  • Casey Mathern (ex-officio)
  • Meyer Beckner

Staff Liaison: Lisa Acker:, Phone: 651.385.5113
Council Liaison: Kim Beise:, Phone: 651.261.1859

If you are interested in becoming a member of the Sister Cities Commission, please complete the following application by clicking on this link and submit it at City Hall. If you are interested in the Commission but don't have the time to commit to being a member, we can always use volunteers for our events and you are welcome to attend our meetings and workshops.  Please contact the staff liaison or the council liason listed above

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