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Sister City Comm. & Assoc.


The Town of Kernersville currently has relationships with Furtwagen, Germany and Dashi, Taiwan.

Dashi, Taiwan’s Sister City relationship began in 1999 when Kernersville hosted the Chinese Taipei Special Olympics delegation. In 2001, a delegation of Kernersville residents traveled to Taiwan as guests of the Special Olympics office in Taipei. Taiwanese natives living in the Triangle area located a town in Taiwan that shared similar characteristics with Kernersville.The Sister City relationship was formalized in April 2004 and a student exchange program began in 2007.

Furtwangen, Germany is the hometown of Joseph Körner, for whom the Town of Kernersville is named. Located in the Black Forest area of Germany and renowned for its clock making, it is rich in history and is the location of many historic structures and proud monuments. Its Sister City relationship with Kernersville began in 1993 and continues today with both student and internet exchanges.

Town of Kernersville
Sister City Association
101 South Main Street
Kernersville, NC 27284
Tel. (336) 996-3121

The Kernersville Sister City Association holds its regular meetings the third Monday of each month at 6:00 p.m. in the Kernersville Town Hall.The public is invited to attend and join the Association in its mission to further cultural experiences/exchanges with its Sister Cities and other countries. The cost to join is $10 a year. Come join us for what can be a rewarding and enriching experience!

A grant program that will dispense up to $500 will be offered to organizations, schools and clubs for the first time this year. An application and the criteria required can be found on a link from this page.

The purpose of the Sister City Association is to establish relationships with towns and cities throughout the world. Its goal is to foster cultural, educational, economic and social exchanges between residents of Kernersville and the surrounding areas and the citizens of its Sister City partners of other countries.


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