Date: Tue, 26 Mar 2002 11:33:01 -0500

From: Dur92471@aol.com

To: Charlotte Durante <DBSCdurante@aol.com>, n'Detenga n'Gurumo <webmaster@dsctanzania.org>

 

ITINERARY FOR GUESTS FROM MOSHI & MIYAZU and AGENDA FOR FLORIDA SISTER CITIES STATE CONFERENCE (PROPOSED TENATIVE SCHEDULE)

 

IMPORTANT NOTE:

With the interest and intent to make the visit of our guest as pleasant and beneficial as possible throughout their entire stay with us, some of the specific details of this proposed schedule will need to be modified once DBSC is given the exact schedule of arrival (date, time, flight #, airport) of our guests, the number of guests, name and gender of each guest and the business/professional/government position which each represents.

 

THIS PROPOSED SCHEDULE IS BASED ON THE FOLLOWING POSSIBLE ARRIVAL & LEAVE DATES:

-GUESTS FROM MOSHI-- MONDAY, 4/22/02 (no specific time is known yet) AND A LEAVE DATE (possibly) MONDAY, 4/29/02.

-GUEST FROM MIYAZU--THURSDAY, 4/25 /02 (Mayor & staff person).

-SATURDAY (4/27) 8 more guests will arrive.

-ALL LEAVE TUESDAY MORNING (4/30).

 

PROPOSED TENTATIVE SCHEDULE FOR MONDAY 4/22/02 - 4/29/02

 

Monday, 4/22  (Moshi Guests)

-DBSC representative to meet guests at airport & take them to their selected Delray Beach accommodations. n'Gurumo to coordinate their transportation & schedule throughout their stay.

-Welcome reception (short & informal since guest will be tired from long trip)

 

Tuesday, 4/23 (Moshi Guests)

-Free time to relax (Rosalind Murray offered to contact owner of Boston's
about providing a “complimentary” breakfast for our guests)

-11:30am Rotary Club regular meeting and luncheon

-1:00pm Visit City facilities: City Hall (see 5 minute video of overview of City), Tour of Police Department, Fire Department, Water Treatment Plant, drive tour of neighborhoods depicting neighborhood/housing redevelopment–(will try to get Lula Butler to accompany part of tour)

-5:00pm Relax, Refresh

-6:00pm Dinner at the home of Ngozi & Rhonda Mensah. (Private by invite only)

 

Wednesday, 4/24 (Moshi Guests)

-7:30am Kiwanis Club regular meeting and breakfast

-Tour Delray Beach Public Library

-Visit Chamber of Commerce

-Visit S.D. Spady House

-12:30pm Public School–Lunch & Tour (Carver Middle School is proposed)

-Tour Trinity Lutheran School (students from this private school sent letters to Moshi)

-Visit Blood’s Grove

-6:00pm Dinner at the home of Fred & Dale Briese. (Private by invite only)

 

Thursday, 4/25
(Rosalind will try to get complimentary breakfast at Boston’s for our guests)

(MOSHI Guests—a day with Honorary Consul Bergh) 12 noon to 4:00 pm
(Private
by invite only)

-View of Delray from cruise on Consul Bergh’s Boat (to be arranged by Consul Bergh)

 

(MIYAZU Guests)

(The Mayor of Miyazu and his staff person will arrive later this morning. An additional eight people will arrive before noon Saturday (4/27). Mihori will coordinate getting both groups from the airport to the Marriott Hotel.)

 

MIYAZU

-Afternoon—RELAX from long trip since they will arrive today.

 

MIYAZU & MOSHI

-6:00pm Cookout at Wright By The Sea at the gazebo on the beach. (Boy Scouts have asked for the honor of cooking for the cookout. We buy the food and stuff. This evening would be our welcome reception for the Mayor of Miyazu and an introduction of the Mayors of both of our sister cities to each other. Our Mayor could be the host for the evening. This event would be for all DBSC Board and Committee members, City Commissioners, City manager and staff who have in some way been involved with Sister Cities, the delegation who went to Moshi last year, the three ladies who just climbed Mt. Kilimanjaro, the exchange students, other recommended names who have been involved with Sister Cities.

 

Friday 4/26 (MOSHI)

-Breakfast (TBA)

-FREE TIME & Buy at SHOPPING MALL until 1:00pm (assigned to Calowise n’Gurumo)

-1:00 to 2:00pm RELAX, REFRESH

 

(MIYAZU Mayor & staff person)

-Breakfast (TBA)

-RELAX from travel since just arrived yesterday

-11:00am to 2:00pm TBA (possibly lunch & activity hosted by Japan American Society)

 

2:00pm MOSHI and MIYAZU together

2:00pm Friday 4/26/02 through Saturday 4/27/02

SAME AS SISTER CITIES STATE CONVENTION AGENDA

FLORIDA SISTER CITIES ANNUAL STATE CONVENTION BEGINS WITH REGISTRATION AND ACTIVITES AVAILABLE AS OF 1:00pm FRIDAY, 4/26 AND CONTINUES TO 12:00noon ON SUNDAY, 4/28. MOSHI & MIYAZU GUESTS ITINERARY IS SAME AS PROGRAM FOR DELEGATES TO THE CONVENTION FOR FRIDAY AFTERNOON (4/26) AND ALL DAY & EVENING OF SATURDAY (4/27).

 

 

FRIDAY 4/26 (same as Florida Sister Cities Annual State Convention agenda)

-1:00pm Registration desk opens for Florida Sister Cities State Convention

(at Marriott Hotel)

-2:00pm History Tour of Delray Beach. Plans are for this tour to be conducted by the Delray Beach Historical Society and EPOCH. This tour will be done for the benefit of our guests from Moshi, Tanzania and Miyazu, Japan and will also be offered to the delegates who have arrived by now for the Sister Cities State convention.

 

-3:30 to 5:00pm Stroll, shop, Downtown Delray. RELAX, REFRESH

-5:00pm Convention Reception at Old School Square (This reception will be hosted by the DBSC Youth group and will feature the Young Artists Exhibit which includes art work of Moshi & Miyazu students; tour of Old School Square (see statue gift from Miyazu to Delray Beach); exchange students who went to Miyazu will give a brief PowerPoint™ presentation about their trip; Atlantic High School Jazz Band performance at the Entertainment Pavilion; Food (trying to get Japanese, African and American food).

 

-8:00pm until ??? Ride the trolley back to the hotel or stroll the Avenue (plenty of dinner sites along the Avenue if more food is desired after hearty reception meal)

 

SATURDAY 4/27 (Florida Sister Cities Annual State Convention agenda)

-NOTE: 7:30am for Moshi & Miyazu only DBSC will arrange for breakfast.

Convention registrants are on their own for breakfast.

8:00am Parade of Nations/Flags (on A1A from Anchor park to Marriott Hotel)

9:00am (at Marriott Hotel) Opening Ceremonies with welcomes from Mayors of Delray Beach, Miyazu and Moshi

9:00am to 3:00pm (at Marriott Hotel) various convention agenda topics

4:00 to 5:30pm Tour of Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens

5:30 to 9:00pm  (at Morikami) DBSC-25 years Celebration; reception and signing in honor of 25 years of friendship and renewal of commitment by Delray Beach and Miyazu Mayors.

Signing of special pledge of commitment to new friendship by Mayors of Delray Beach and Moshi. Stage entertainment performance by TBA (trying to get Japanese dance/song, African dance/song and American patriotic songs)

 

SUNDAY, 4/28/02

-NOTE: Breakfast for Moshi & Miyazu will be arranged by DBSC

9:00 to 11:30am Florida Sister Cities State Convention meeting to elect officers; receive annual reports and conduct association’s official business.

 

For our Moshi & Miyazu guests, the Sunday agenda for the State Convention may not be very meaningful to them; therefore, the following activities are available and a choice of these could be coordinated into their itinerary and could be done with guests choosing separate things instead of all together for the same things:

-Children's Day at The Morikami

-Church (Choice of many different churches)

-Beach

-More Shopping

-Arthur R. Marshall Loxahatchee National Wildlife Refuge (Boynton Beach)

-Wakodahatchee Wetlands (Jog Road, Delray Beach)

5:30pm until ??? (Miyazu & Moshi guests together with DBSC)

-Goodbye dinner/party (TBA) for all guests. (Some Moshi guests may leave)

 

Monday.

This would be the official formal dinner party to present gifts to our guests.

 

MONDAY, 4/29/02

(MOSHI guests)

Breakfast (TBA) (MOSHI guests will possibly leave today. n'Gurumo will coordinate their transportation back to the airport)

 

(MIYAZU guests)

9:00am Breakfast (TBA)

10:00am-12:00 noon Visit Bill Wood at Chamber of Commerce; Visit City facilities—City Hall (Barbara Garito and Nancy King), Fire Department escorted by Larry Garito

12:00noon-1:00pm Lunch at Fire Department

1:00-1:45 Police Department escorted by Tony Durante

2:00-3:30 Visit Trinity Lutheran School and Church escorted by Tony Durante.

Trinity has on its campus the oldest church “building” in Delray Beach.

4:00pm REST, RELAX

5:30pm Dinner (TBA)

 

TUESDAY, 4/30/02

Breakfast (TBA)

(MIYAZU guests will leave today. James Mihori will coordinate transportation back to the airport)