updated: 6/4/2012 7:48:18 AM
A delegation from Gibson County is leaving today on a trade and educational mission to Japan. Todd Mosby, chief executive officer of the Gibson County Economic Development Corp., plans to visit Tahara City this week with county teachers and students to market the southern Indiana region.
May 31, 2012
PRINCETON, Ind. - A second Friendship City visit by Gibson County students and teachers has been in the plans for two years; on Monday, June 4 the delegation takes flight. The Gibson County Economic Development Corporation is sponsoring the visit to Gibson County’s Friendship City, Tahara City, Japan.
Leaving from Evansville Regional Airport, Monday, June 4, Experience Tahara Too, will again pair-up a visit in Tahara City with students and educators from Georgetown, Kentucky. Georgetown, Kentucky is a Sister City to Tahara City.
Experience Tahara Too, is the second trip sponsored by GCEDC which is a dedicated educational exchange. The students and teachers will stay with host families while attending school and touring different islands and landmarks in Japan.
Gibson County Economic Development Corporation President/CEO B. Todd Mosby will represent Gibson County as a part of the delegation; he will use the opportunity to strengthen the relationship between Gibson County and Tahara City. He will also meet with several key leaders and spend time marketing Gibson County and Southwest Indiana to Japanese corporations.
The Gibson County delegation is made-up of:
Mrs. Debbie White - Teacher - Princeton Community High School
Ms. Amanda Brown - Teacher - Gibson Southern High School
Dalton Cochrane- Junior - Wood Memorial High School
Gai-Linn Besing - Sophomore - Wood Memorial High School
Martin Coyle - Junior - Gibson Southern High School
Haley Decker - Sophomore - Gibson Southern High School
Liana Hill - Junior - Gibson Southern High School
Kayla Kinsall - Junior - Princeton Community High School
Kiersten Brittingham - Sophomore - Princeton Community High School
B. Todd Mosby - President / CEO - Gibson County Economic Development Corporation
The Gibson County Economic Development Corporation is a 501 c(3) not-for-profit corporation located at 127 N. Hart Street in Princeton. The Gibson County Economic Development Corporation was formed in 2006 with a mission to coordinate, assist, and advise Gibson County in economic development activities and can be found online at www.gibsoncountyedc.org or on Facebook.
Source: Gibson County Economic Development Corp.