Hanselman accepts Sister Cities trade award

From Local Sources

JASPER — Sister Cities International, founded by Dwight D. Eisenhower in 1956, recently held its annual convention in Houston. Many foreign ambassadors were present to promote the organization, which builds global cooperation by promoting cultural understanding and economic development.

Alan Hanselman, co-owner of The Schnitzelbank, was present to accept the Business Trade Award on behalf of Sister Cities of Jasper.

Jasper Sister Cities committee members and Hanselman were instrumental in acquiring the Pfaffenweiler wines that were imported to Jasper, currenly the only U.S. city to carry the wine.

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