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Sister Cities Foundation

Winner 2017 Sister Cities International - Best Overall Program

Foundation Details

Highland Park has three Sister Cities: Modena, Italy; Puerto Vallarta, Mexico; and Yerucham, Israel. Highland Park's sister city relationships were forged through cooperation with Sister Cities International, based in Washington, D.C. 

The mission of the Highland Park Sister Cities Foundation is to bridge cultures and promote goodwill and global peace by providing cultural and educational exchanges, governmental, professional and economic partnerships and humanitarian assist
ance.

Membership
  • Carol Wolfe, President 
  • Nancy Richman, Treasurer 
  • Rene Nissim, Secretary
  • Richard Wolfe, Vice President / Puerto Vallarta
  • Joe Adler, Vice President / Yerucham
  • Emma Kowalenko, Vice President / Modena
  • Trudy and Phil Bettiker
  • Larry and Abby Block 
  • Gail Guggenheim 
  • Holly Kerr
  • Honorable Dan and Rhoda Pierce 
  • Sandy Richman 
  • Burt and Carol Schmarak 
  • Judi Baldwin
  • Anthony Bilotti
  • Wendy and Bill Lipsman
  • Blake Novotny
  • Luciano Lamberti 
  • Aurora Santos
  • Cheryl Levi
  • Marcia Rosenbaum
  • Salomon Jr., Salomon Sr., and Avelina Barrera            
  • Jake Whitehead and Elizabeth Marinelli, Student Representatives through 6/2018 
  • Daniel Kaufman, City Council Liaison
  • Marc Facchini, Staff Liaison
For more information, please contact Marc Facchini, Administrative Intern, at 847.926.1036 or by email at mfacchini@cityhpil.com.