About SCSO


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 Information About
Oak Ridge, Tennessee USA

Information About Naka shi, Japan
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Information About Obninsk, Russia

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Oak Ridge, Tennessee
Sister City Partners
Naka shi Japan
Obninsk, Russia

about1aa.gif (1119 bytes) Our organization provides support on a volunteer basis for activities between our sister cities and other international visitors to Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Check out opportunities to learn about our sister cities and their cultures, make international friends in person or by email and host international visitors.

2016 Events

25th Anniversary of the Middle School Exchange - Naka shi Delegation in Oak RIdge - August 2016

25th Anniversary of the Middle School Exchange - Oak Ridge Delegation in Naka  - July 2016

Support the Middle School Exchange!  TIme to Shnie Car Wash Fundraiser.  Get a great car wash and help the Middle School Exchange  $10 donated to the exchange on every $20 wash! Use the code 8984 when you pay.

Open World Program Sponsored by the US Congress "Russian Female Entrepreneurs"  March 5-13

2015 Events


Annual meeting for the Sister City Support Organization (SCSO)  Thursday, Oct. 22, 2015 at 6:30 PM - Robertsville Middle School Cafeteria.

"Telebridge" Video Conference with Obninsk
Saturday, September 26 at 11 AM
UT-Battelle Information Center Conference Room (Rear of Building)
1201 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Doors open at 10:40 AM - Live Conference starts at 11 AM
Click here for Details

An opportunity Oak Ridgers (ages 16+) to discuss similarities and differences
in our cities with citizens of our Sister City, Obninsk Russia

Middle School Exchange: Naka shi in Oak Ridge - August 2015 

Obninsk Teachers and Surgeon Visit Oak Ridge - August 2015

Middle School Exchange: Oak Ridge to Naka shi - July 2015  Program Details

Our car wash fundraised in cooperation with Time to Shine was a huge success.  The participation of the 2015 delegation was outstanding and we raised $1,470 to help them fund their air fare!  We are tentatively scheduled to do this same fundraiser in April, 2016.  Please support Time to Shine through the year in appreciation for their support of the Sister City Organization. 

2014 Events

2013 Events