Millbrae bell ringing

Millbrae Mayor Reuben Holober and Vice Mayor Ann Schneider joined Millbrae Cities Commission Chair Robert Gottschalk, Commissioners Kathleen Kimura and Tom Dawdy and Millbrae Recreation Department coordinator for a bell ringing ceremony in front of Millbrae City Hall Aug. 5. Tom Dawdy, of Dawdy Photography, was behind the camera. In collaboration with the Sister Cities International US-Japan Bell-Ringing Project, the City of Millbrae, at its July 28 meeting, adopted a resolution declaring Aug. 5-12 Millbrae-Hanyu Week to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the atomic bomb attacks on Hiroshima and Nagasaki resulting in now 75 years of peace between the United States and Japan. Hanyu is Millbrae’s friendship city, the 100th city in the state of California to become connected to Japan.

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