A farewell party

A sister city gathering

A farewell party for the students visiting from Toyokoro Japan was held at Peach Orchard Beach on Friday evening.

A farewell party for the students visiting from Toyokoro Japan was held at Peach Orchard Beach on Friday evening.

After a chicken dinner there were speeches and gift presentations.

The students gave a calligraphy demonstration and each thanked their host families and expressed their appreciation for their visit to Summerland. Most commonly mentioned were the facts that Summerland was a very beautiful place, that it was “very hot” here and that the experience would be memorable.

After the formalities the students were given the opportunity to paddle a kayak on Okanagan Lake.