November 14, 2013

Sister City celebrations

Obu in Japan and City of Port Phillip are sister cities.  Yesterday, as part of the 20th anniversary celebrations, the mayor of Obu Mr Takayasu Kuno and mayor of City of Port Phillip Cr Amanda Stevens unveiled a commemorative plaque and stone lantern and planted an azalea. The stone lantern was funded by Obu citizens.














Council is organising a community delegation to Japan in April-May 2014. More info here.

November 2, 2013

Yesterday

Yesterday was just the most beautiful day. And the Gardens were filled with people - young and younger.  Hopefully they'll all come to the anniversary picnic on Saturday 16 November!