Sep 30
Cultural Exchange Fosters Celebration and Learning

Cultural Exchange Fosters Celebration and Learning

Cultural Exchange Fosters Celebration and Learning as University House Issaquah Welcomes Guests from Sister-City, Chefchaouen, Morocco.

Community involvement, partnerships and creating an environment where lifelong learning is encouraged areshared  values of the residents and staff at University House Issaquah.  This fall, our premier retirement community in Issaquah, joined the City of Issaquah, Issaquah Sister-City Program and Salmon Days to welcome guests from Chefchaouen, Morocco, Issaquah’s sister city.  University House Issaquah provided lodging and meals for all of the guests in the sister-city exchange program.

The evening of the delegation’s arrival, University House Issaquah hosted a forum about the exchange program and its benefits to our community.  Panel members included Issaquah Mayor, Fred Butler, Sister City Chairman, Othmane Rahmouni, and University of Washington Near Eastern Studies Professor, Adil Ait Hamd. The City of Issaquah featured the panel discussion on its televisionchannel.