We will host groups of high and middle school students form Hitachi this summer.  We also in June will be sending a group of college students to Hitachi for 3 weeks.

In March of 2014 we will host a group of insurance executives from Hitachi who will meet with Birmingham legal staff to study municipal liability and insurance policies.

Also in March we will host two doctors from Hitachi who will work and shadow doctors from UAB.

We have quilts in Hitachi for their annual show.

In April Birmingham runners will participate as guests of the city of Maebashi

We will institute epal program involving Huffman High School and The Altamont school this year.