Fairfield-Nirasaki Sister City 45th Anniversary Ceremony

Deputy Consul General Nagayoshi delivers his remarks at the ceremony
Posing for a picture after Mayor Price presents Mayor Naito and Deputy Consul General Nagayoshi each with the "key to the City of Fairfield". (Left to right: Deputy Consul General Nagayoshi, Mayor Naito, Mayor Price, Elbert Whitaker, and Kieko Whitaker)
On May 18, Deputy Consul General Shoichi Nagayoshi visited Fairfield to participate in a ceremony dedicating the Fairfield–Nirasaki Sister City Friendship Bridge over Civic Center Lake. Nirasaki Mayor Hisao Naito led a delegation to Fairfield to attend this ceremony and celebrate 45 years anniversary as sister cities. A plaque was also unveiled on the bridge recognizing the outstanding service and contributions made by longtime volunteers Elbert and Kieko Whitaker.

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