Mr. Nagata and Mrs. Takako ( above), arrived as chaperones with the Okazaki Student Delegation September 28th.
They were received by the Newport Beach Delegation, Members and Board Members of the Newport Beach Sister City Association  and Newport Balboa Rotary Club, at the Newport Beach City Central Library.

**Picture with the "Friendship Sculpture".
Okazaki Student Exchange
Since 1984, the Newport Beach Sister City Association, in conjunction with the Newport-Balboa Rotary Club, are selected six to seven middle school students to travel to Okazaki for a ten-day visit in July.  In October these same students host their Japanese friends here In Newport Beach.

The exchange was founded by Newport Beach resident Wendell Fish along with Okazaki resident Maso Kato.  
Both members of Rotary clubs, 
Newport-Balboa Rotary and Okazaki International Association.

2017 Okazaki delegation
The delegation visited Tokyo, Kyoto and did a home stay in Okazaki where they attended a Japanese school
from June 27 to July 6, 2017.

The program is co-sponsored by the Newport Beach Sister City Association and the Newport Balboa Rotary Club.(here)