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Quesnel/Shiraoi celebrates 30 years of twinning

Mizue Kida

The Shiraoi Japan delegation arrived in Quesnel May 11.

Four adults and 14 children arrived for a six-day visit and the group was kept  busy.

Students went to

Bouchie  Lake elementary school with their host students for a day and a half to experience the Canadian classroom first hand. Friday afternoon the group  traveled to Gavin Lake for the weekend.

Sunday afternoon everyone enjoyed a potluck dinner and barbeque  for the four adults and twining members at Bruce and Colleen Brigden’s home.After dinner Marie Skinner presented signed documents to celebrate 30 years of Quesnel/Shiraoi Twining  Society to the Japanese delegates.

The delegation left May 19 by bus on their way to Jasper,  then returned to Japan later that week.

Diane Graham is a member of the Quesnel/Shiraoi Twinning Society.