Rockville Sister Cities Corporation

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This is the official site of the Rockville Sister Cities Corporation (RSCC) in Rockville, Maryland, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit service organization, with a mission to support local inclusion of Rockville’s diverse cultural communities into the Sister City Program, while facilitating the continuing relationships between the City of Rockville and its Sister Cities worldwide. Those Sister City relationships include, Pinneberg, Germany, which was established in 1957 and Yilan City, Taiwan, which was established in 2019. Rockville’s friendly relations with Jiaxing, China commenced in 2009. Membership in the corporation is open to all those who embrace the spirit of Rockville’s Sister City Program, which includes, mutual understanding, unity through peace and cooperation, as well as the continuation of the Rockville Sister City Corporation.
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May 31 - June 2

Mike and Coney Heinke, members of the DAGRP

Pinneberg Delegation: Welcome to Rockville!

To our friends from Pinneberg, Germany.

5/31 - 6/2: Mike and Coney Heinke, members of the DAGRP
5/24 - 6/1: Jutta Herrmann, Sigrid Sadowsky, Klaus Bessert

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May 24 - June 1

 Pinneberg Delegation Farewell Dinner at Gordon Biersch

Drew Powell wreath laying on Memorial Day

Hometown Holidays

Kuan Lee and Jamie Raskin, U.S. Representative for Maryland's 8th congressional district Drew Powell and Marc Elrich, Montgomery County Executive at Hometown Holiday

 RSCC Hometown Holiday Beverage Booth

Joined parade to celebrate the birthday of the City God

From left - Christian, Kuan, Mayor Chiang, Drew, Steve

RSCC & Yilan City Sister City Association (YCSCA) signed MOU
雙方姐妹市促會簽署備忘錄 (江市長見證)

From front left - Drew Powell (RSCC President), Mayor Chiang, Dr. Chien-Chen Lee (YCSCA President)

Rockville Delegation Visits Yilan City, Taiwan

RSCC President Drew Powell, Secretary Steve Fisher, Board Directors Christian Jessen-Klingenberg, Kuan Lee, and Sean Lin are visiting Yilan City, Taiwan (March 12 - March 19, 2019).

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Rockville made Headlines:

Visited King Car Kavalan Distillery

From left - Kuan, Christian, Drew,  Steve, Sean

Visited the Memorial Hall of Founding of Yilan Administration

From left - Christian, Steve, Drew,  Kuan, Charley (YCSCA Executive Officer), Sean

Rockville-Pinneberg 60th Anniversary - 2017 !

For an amazing 60 years Pinneberg and Rockville have maintained a meaningful and intense friendship. The initiators were former mayors Henry Glissmann (SPD) and Dickran Hovsepian. The German-American Society Rockville-Pinneberg, founded in 1984, is under the leadership of Bernd Hinrichs since 2007. The Pinneberg City leadership has dedicated a Rockville Room at City Hall. The corresponding organization in Rockville was founded in 1983 under the name of Rockville Sister City Corporation.