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Top Reasons to Join GFLSCI

Sister Cities International is a non-profit citizen diplomacy network that focuses on creating and strengthening partnerships between U.S. cities and international cities.

 

By joining Greater Fort Lauderdale Sister Cities International, your contribution enables us to continue to engage in the dynamic projects we have with our Sister Cities around the world. These programs include combating deforestation in Haiti with tree nurseries and in Ghana with bio-fuel solutions, fundraising for Quepos, Costa Rica to help with their police and fire rescue departments. The Youth Ambassadors Program with Rimini, Italy and Kaohsiung County, Taiwan and many more on-going projects.


Additional Benefits of GFLSCI Annual Membership:   

Individual, Student and Family Members:
        

  • Learn about 17 Sister Cities around the World by participating in our international activities, events and programs (economic development, cultural, humanitarian, environmental, education, etc...)

 

  • Get Special Member Rates at our many diverse events. Make meaningful contacts and network with international dignitaries. For family members, both spouses benefit from the special rates.

 

  • Get Exclusive Offers available exclusively to our members from our community partners
  • Be part of our Online Members Directory: a great way to advertise your business or your services.

 

  •  Complimentary Access to our Online Marketplace where you will find special offers exclusively offered to our members. Coming Soon!

 

  • Receive our Newsletter

 

  • Be part the Best International Organization in Fort Lauderdale

 

  • And much more...


Corporate and Non-Profits Members:

In addition to all the benefits listed above, corporate and non-profits members receive:

  • The opportunity to have a full web page company/organization profile in our Online Marketplace including a link to your website (Coming Soon!)
  • The opportunity to offer special offers or discount from your company/organization to our members.
  • Register up to three (3) company/organization employees that will benefit from the special rates at our events.

 

 

Here are some of the programs and events we have accomplished thanks to the continuous and valuable support of our dear members... 

 

 

YOUTH & EDUCATION:

The McCormick Foreign-Exchange Scholarship

Summer Monthly Foreign Exchange Programs

Foreign Language Studies

Principal Exchange Program with Australia

Promoting Science and Mathematics in Haitian Schools

 

ECONOMIC & ENVIRONMENTAL

DEVELOPMENT:      

Reciprocal trade Missions to GFLSCI 17 Sister-Cities

Supports Citrix's first CYBER Sister City with Agogo, Africa

Reforestation projects executed with Haiti and One Village-Planete

Door opener to worldwide city management best practices

Fish farm, reforestation and water management in Ghana and Haiti

 

ARTS & 

CULTURE:                 

International diplomacy arm of the city's Diplomats Gala

Multiple year-round country exhibits, fairs, network meetings

Reciprocal non-profit and professional exchanges and hospitality

 

HUMANITARIAN

ASSISTANCE:           

Tools for Haiti Program

Haiti School Furniture Project

Hurricane Relief Fund for Haiti

Fundraiser and Tool Donation to the Police and Fire Rescue Departments in Quepos, Costa Rica

Partnership with the Wheel Chair Foundation

Fund delivered to Hospital de Ninos, Argentina

Finding, refurbishing and delivery of fire trucks world wide

Supplied a sanitation truck directly to Cap Haitien

Collaboration with organizations throughout the U.S.

 

SPECIAL EVENTS:   

Annual Dinner on the River

Annual Boat Parade Celebration to benefit the Thomas McCormick Fund

Diplomats Gala

Meet the Board Events

Membership Drive Events

Country-Themed Events