Konnichiwa • こんにちは
Welcome to the Ketchikan • Gero • Kanayama Exchange Web Site
29 Years of Friendship ~ 1986-2016
President - Penny Ranniger
V. President - Alma Parker
Secretary - Heizelle Jones
Treasurer - Colleen Castle
Student Co-Reps - Maya Parker and
Teacher Liaison -
Japanese Teacher - Manami Kumazaki
Community Resource Members:
Honorary Board Member:
Student & Chaperone Evaluation
Due September 30
Looking For Alumni
If you have been a part of the Ketchikan Kanayama Exchange over the past 28 years ... a student who went over, a chaperone, you housed someone, you were an exchange teacher. Please go to the contact page and let us know how we can get in touch with you.
If you have any pictures from your time with the exchange, please attach them and send them to us. We are also looking for photos from the past 28 years.
by Takanobu Fukui
Ketchikan Gero Kanayama Exchange
P.O. Box 6774
Ketchikan, AK 99901
Gero City Mayor Visits Ketchikan July 4th 2015
Photos taken by several people over the weekend.
Mayor Nomura travelled with: Gero City Council Chairman Mr. Tatsuya Nakashima, Kanayama International Exchange Association President Ms. Yoshiho Furuta and Kanayama International Exchange Association Vice President Ms. Fumiko Hanabusa and Tony Hatano-Worrell, Coordinator for International Relations travelled to Ketchikan arriving July 3, 2015 and departing early on July 5, 2015. This year marks ten years since Kanayama became a part of Gero City.