Rector represents Suffolk in trip to Italy

Sep 16, 2023 121

BY: James W. Robinson

The City of Suffolk and Oderzo, Italy, have been linked to each other since 1995 as Sister Cities.   In a recent trip to the sister city, Council Member John Rector of the Suffolk Borough represented the city alongside Suffolk’s Sister Cities Commission, part of the overarching Sister Cities International nonprofit.   

President Dwight D. Eisenhower founded the sister cities movement on Sept. 11, 1956, and aimed to have people worldwide promote peace by understanding and respecting one another. This act of “sintering” transformed into the SCI in 1967 and continues to bring together diplomats and volunteers to network with others worldwide. 

Read more


You may be interested