Gwacheon City Mayor and staff visit Burlington, North Carolina
In May, 2013, Burlington-Alamance Sister Cities was pleased to welcome Cwacheon City Mayor Yeo and several of his staff. The delegation visited with the Burlington City Council, renewed their Sister Cities agreement with each other, and visited several sites around Burlington and Alamance County. The BASC and Gwacheon City delegations also visited Raleigh where they met with Lt. Governor Dan Forest, Sen Rick Gunn, Rep. Steve Ross, and others.

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PICTURE A
Mayor Ronnie Wall (left), Burlington City Manager Harold Owen (far right), and BASC founder Dr. Beth Powell (2nd-left) welcome Gwacheon City Mayor Yeo (2nd-right) to Burlington City Hall.



PICTURE B
Mayor Ronnie Wall presents Gwacheon Mayor Yeo with the Burlington City Emblem.



PICTURE C
Mayor Wall and Mayor Yeo sign and exchange the new Sister Cities agreement while BASC founder Dr. Beth Powell looks on.



PICTURE D
Gwacheon City Mayor Yeo, his staff, BASC members, and Burlington Mayor Ronnie Wall visit at the Burlington City Council Chambers.


PICTURE E
Gwacheon City Mayor Yeo addresses Burlington Mayor Ronnie Wall, the City Council, and BASC members.



PICTURE F
Gwacheon Sister Cities Manager Mrs. Hyung Ji Jang plays the piano at Powell Manor during the Welcoming Reception.



PICTURE G
Some of the tables at the reception at Powell Manor.



PICTURE H
Gwacheon Mayor Yeo visiting one of the classrooms at Burlington Christian Academy (BCA). BCA hosts the Gwacheon high school exchange students when they visit each January.



PICTURE I
Gwacheon Mayor Yeo with Dr. Michael Brown, Director of Burlington Christian Academy.



PICTURE J
The Gwacheon City delegation visiting Alamance Regional Medical Center, with Bob Byrd, Senior VP at ARMC, and Grand Master Sang Ho Lee. This is at the site of the construction of a new wing at ARMC.



PICTURE K
ARMC Senior Vice President Bob Byrd addresses the Gwacheon City delegation at ARMC.



PICTURE L
The Gwacheon City delegation, along with members of BASC, and County Commissioner Tom Manning visit the State Capital district in Raleigh.



PICTURE M
The Gwacheon City/BASC delegation meets Lt. Governor Dan Forest.



PICTURE N
Lt. Governor Dan Forest and Gwacheon Mayor Yeo exchange gifts at the Lt. Governor's mansion.



PICTURE O
Lt. Governor Dan Forest and Gwacheon City Mayor Yeo exchange lapel pins.



PICTURE P
State Senator Rick Gunn hosts the delegation for lunch at the NC State Legislature Building.



PICTURE Q
Representative Steve Ross meets with Mayor Yeo and others at his office in Raleigh.



PICTURE R
The Gwacheon City delegation is welcomed and recognized by the NC State House and Senate.






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