Paula Randant

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Name: Paula Randant
Date registered: October 10, 2011

Biography

Board Member of Illinois Sister Cities Association a 501 c3 organization. Also a Commissioner on the Mount Prospect Sister Cities Commission.

Latest posts

  1. Annual Conference 2017 — February 19, 2017
  2. Note from the President — August 10, 2016
  3. Note from the President May 2016 — May 4, 2016
  4. Note from the President — February 14, 2016
  5. A Celebration of Black History Month — February 3, 2016

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Feb 19 2017

Annual Conference 2017

Illinois Sister Cities Association P. O. Box 68141 Schaumburg, Illinois 60168       February 16, 2017   ISCA Annual Conference   The ISCA will have its Annual Conference On April 29, 2017   The Conference will be held at the Schaumburg Golf Club in Chandler’s restaurant in the Torrey Pines room. The address is …

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Aug 10 2016

Note from the President

NOTE FROM ISCA PRESIDENT   Hello members and friends of the Illinois Sister Cities Association. Hope everyone has had a great summer.  It is August and vacation in full swing and school just around the corner.  High school students are reporting for sports.  The Olympics is wooing us to watch with great swimmers and gymnasts.  …

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May 04 2016

Note from the President May 2016

        Friends of the ISCA happy spring to all of you. The weather finally seems to be turning our way.  Blossoms are out and everything is looking green and lush.  Our Annual Meeting in Decatur was fantastic.  The Sister Cities organization of Decatur were gracious hosts of our Annual conference.  They have …

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Feb 14 2016

Note from the President

Note from the President February 14, 2016 Our recent Winter Board meeting in Springfield was very exciting and strategic. Sister Cities of Decatur representative Kathy Sorenson presented an overview of the Decatur ISCA Conference being planned for April 8 and 9, 2016. Put it on your Calendar it will be a fabulous event (www.decatursistercities.com). Each …

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Feb 03 2016

A Celebration of Black History Month

  The Village of Hanover Park & the Sister Cities Committee present A Celebration of Black History Month   Come hear the amazing story of The Third Root of Black Life in the Americas: How the Power of the African Heritage Influenced Latino and Caribbean Cultures   Program Highlights Musician, historian, and world traveler Cheb …

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Nov 02 2015

Note from the President Fall 2015

Note from the President Hello fellow Citizen Diplomats. Sister Cities programs around the State of Illinois are truly amazing.  The Award Committee and the Board were again both awed and appreciative of the great relationships and programs around our state.  The applicants for Illinois Sister Cities of the Year Award and ISCA Champion of Youth …

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Oct 01 2015

Congratulations Springfield! Champion of Youth Award winner!

Congratulations Springfield on being presented the ISCA Champion of Youth Award for 2015 for an outstanding Sister Cities Youth program.

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Oct 01 2015

CONGRATULATIONS PALATINE! Sister City of the Year for 2015

Congratulations Palatine.  Palatine  was awarded ISCA Sister City of the Year for 2015.   The Award was presented at the IML on September 19, 2015 and again at the Village Board Meeting on 9/21.

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Jul 08 2015

Sister City of the Year and Champion of Youth award application on website

check page with application deadline soon  

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May 07 2015

Note from the President

  May 7, 2015 Fellow Illinois Sister Cities members we had a great Annual Conference in Naperville.  The welcoming spirit, entertainment with great cultural presentations and thoughtful and insightful presentations on Saturday made for a very rewarding conference.  Thank you Naperville for providing a valuable conference experience.   ISCA elected four new Board Members Dennis …

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May 05 2015

CONGRATULATIONS AND THANK YOU TO NAPERVILLE FOR A GREAT CONFERENCE.

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May 05 2015

President’s Report

May is here and the ISCA has had a great year. Our Annual Conference was a great success. Naperville was a wonderful Host city and organized a stimulating experience for all attendees. Thank you Naperville Sister Cities for your great Conference. We have new Board members serving three year terms. Janet Kenney from Springfield, Carol …

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May 05 2015

Check out our new member list. Don’t see your town on the list contact ISCA to become a member.

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May 05 2015

Congratulations to New Board Members and New Officers

Our new Board Members are Nancy Devereux, second term Palatine, Janet Kenney, first term Springfield, Dennis Roberts, second term Urbana and Carol Zerkle, first term Springfield.  Welcome new Board Members.   Our new Executive Committee is Paula Randant, President, Mount Prospect; Janet Kenney, Vice-President, Springfield; Carol Zerkle, Secretary, Springfield; Randy Russell, Treasurer, Naperville.   Congratulations and Welcome …

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Feb 16 2015

Illinois Sister Cities Programs with Anniversaries in the coming months.

  CONGRATULATIONS  PORTALOO-WATERLOO, BELLEVILLE AND MILLSTADT ON UPCOMING ANNIVERSARIES.   Sister Cities PortaLoo – Waterloo – Partnership – Porta Westfalica, Germany       35th Anniversary of Partnership.  (Established on October 2, 1980)    Belleville Sister Cities, Inc. – Partnership – Paderborn, Germany     25th Anniversary of Partnership   (Established on September 2, 1990)   Millstadt Sister Cities Organization – Partnership – Gross-Bieberau, Hesse Germany       …

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Feb 04 2015

President’s Report

Winter 2015 ISCA Presidents Note February 4, 2015 Happy winter to everyone.  We are definitely in the middle of winter. Hope you are all safe and warm. The ISCA is actively working on the Annual Conference in Naperville.  Naperville has a great Sister Cities Program and it will be a great event.  The Conference is …

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Jan 22 2015

What The Heck Is A ‘Sister City’ Anyway?

Sister cities” are a cool, but very odd, concept here in the U.S. Though we’ve heard of them, we’ve always wondered what the heck a sister city really is. According to Sister Cities International, the program was introduced at a White House conference by President Eisenhower in 1956. The idea, according to the Sister Cities …

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Jan 22 2015

Sister Cities looks for signs of friendship an action taken in Iowa

September 17, 2014 9:15 pm  •  By Jason LiegoisMuscatine City Council MUSCATINE, Iowa — Muscatine Sister Cities The council will discuss and possibly take action on a motion accepting a proposal by the Muscatine Sister Cities organization to set up an International Friendship Park honoring the communities with which Muscatine has Sister City relationships. Muscatine …

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Jan 22 2015

ISCA 2016 Annual Conference has been awarded to Decatur, Illinois

Congratulations Decatur on being selected as our host Conference City in 2016.

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Jan 17 2015

CONGRATULATIONS DECATUR, WINNER OF THE ILLINOIS SISTER CITY OF THE YEAR AWARD FOR 2014

The ISCA is happy to announce the Winner of the Illinois Sister City of the Year Award for 2014. We had 5 great candidates.  They were Decatur, Springfield, Belleville, Addison and West Chicago.  It is always a challenge for the Award Committee because the Sister City Programs in Illinois are so amazing.  This year’s winner …

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Dec 31 2014

HAPPY NEW YEARS ISCA FOLLOWERS. CONFERENCE INFORMATION FOR NAPERVILLE 2015 TO COME. SOON!

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Apr 28 2014

A Note from the ISCA President

A Note from the ISCA President ISCA friends and members I want to thank the city of Urbana and the Urbana Sister Cities organization for hosting the ISCA Annual conference and Annual meeting.  The program of speakers and entertainers was wonderful.  The dancers from the Chinese Heritage Association, the Chai-Town A Capella choir and the …

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Apr 17 2014

Thanks to Urbana

Thank you Urbana Sister Cities for hosting the Annual ISCA conference.  You have a great city and wonderful program.  We so appreciated the hospitality and generous spirit that your citizens showed to us.  🙂

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Apr 17 2014

Conference fun

Board member Paula Randant and Nancy Devereux socializing with ISCA members at Urbana Conference

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Apr 09 2014

Thanks to retiring Board Members

We at the ISCA offer our thanks and appreciation for the service and dedication of our retiring Board Members Dorothy Kucera, Carol Jones and Holly Lazzerini-Mathur.  They offered leadership and service to promote Sister Cities relationships around the world as Citizen Diplomats promoting peace through mutual respect, understanding, and cooperation-one individual, one community at a …

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Apr 09 2014

Proclamation: National Volunteer Week

Illinois Sister Cities Association National Volunteer Week RESOLUTION   WHEREAS, April is National Volunteer Appreciation Month, a time to celebrate those who dedicate their time to be stewards and leaders in our communities through volunteerism; and WHEREAS, President Obama has proclaimed April 6-12, 2014 as National Volunteer Week; and WHEREAS, this year marks the 40th …

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Mar 20 2014

Pictures from Paris/Chicago Social Service Exchange March 2014

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Mar 20 2014

Register for Annual conference in Urbana,

Register for conference       https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-isca-annual-conference-tickets-10176806101

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Feb 06 2014

ISCA Annual conference is coming up

ISCA Annual conference will be in Urbana in April.  Go to Annual Conference page to click and register.  Click twice.  Hope to see you there.     https://www.eventbrite.com/e/2014-isca-annual-conference-tickets-10176806101  

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Jan 27 2014

West Chicago Sister Cities Announces February Featured Speaker

West Chicago Sister Cities Announces February Featured Speaker February 6, 2014 7:00 p.m. Western DuPage Chamber of Commerce 306 Main Street, West Chicago West Chicago, Illinois: January 23, 2014 – The featured speaker for the February meeting of West Chicago Sister Cities will be David Sabathne, who will speak about the Sister City relationship between …

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