Hendersonville Sister Cities is awarding a total of $4,000 to five local students through its annual “Hendersonville Student Ambassador" Travel Scholarship.

In the organization’s inaugural “Hendersonville Student Ambassador” Travel Scholarship program, Hendersonville Sister Cities announced today it is awarding a total of $3,000 to five Henderson County students studying abroad during the 201

8 Summer, 2018 Fall, and 2019 Spring semesters.

Katie Farina, 20, an Environmental Sciences & Sustainability major/Spanish minor at UNC–Greensboro, will be spending 5 weeks at the Universidad San Ignacio de Loyola in Cusco, Peru...

Hendersonville Sister Cities (HSC) is inviting local students aged 13-18 to participate in its third annual art and writing contest, as part of the organization’s participation in the international Young Artists & Authors Showcase (YAAS) hosted annually by Sister Cities International.

Locally, HSC will accept student artwork, photography, film, and writing through March 29, and display the 1st, 2nd, and 3rd Place winners and 10 finalists in a traveling showcase a...

Celebrating Hendersonville Sister Cities’ 10th anniversary and officially launching the organization’s student travel scholarship program, HSC is hosting “Italian Inspirations,” an evening of Italian opera and cuisine, at the Champion Hills Club on Saturday, Nov. 18.

The ticketed event will include Italian fare and opera by Amici Music, in honor of Hendersonville’s Sister City of Verbania, Italy. Featuring Amanda Horton (soprano), John Kaneklides (tenor), Jonatha...

HENDERSONVILLE, N.C. (Oct. 5, 2016) – Filippo Marinoni, city councilman of Verbania, Italy, will conclude his week-long visit to Hendersonville with the presentation of a gift to Hendersonville Mayor Barbara Volk on Thursday, Oct. 6 at the City Council meeting.

The most populated municipality in the Piedmont region of northwest Italy, Verbania became Sister Cities with Hendersonville in 2015, and shares several similarities with its Western North Carolina sister...

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