Mural titled "Ashland—Where Culture Meets Nature", created by Denise Baxter in 2018 in Guanajuato, with views of the colorful city in the background.

Bienvenidos / Welcome to the Amigo Club of Ashland, Oregon: promoting the sister-city relationship between Ashland and Guanajuato Mexico since 1969. In 2019 we celebrated our 50-year anniversary. We hope you'll join us as we embark on another 50 years of cross-border friendships—just click on "Contact".


The Ashland Chamber of Commerce named the Amigo Club “2019 Citizen of the Year” for sustaining 50 years of sister-city relations with Guanajuato! To learn more about this prestigious award, please go to Event Blog.


Please click on this link 2021–2022 President's Report to download the President's report for 2022.

Click here to read Peter Finkle's blog about "Rio Amistad", a mural of tilework installed on the stairs and landing between Calle Guanajuato and Granite Street to honor the sister-city relationship between Ashland and Guanajuato.

Click here to read another of Peter Finkle's blog —"Ashland & Guanajuato Murals: Sister City Public Art". It describes the process of getting the murals painted and contains many wonderful photos of both Ashland and Guanajuato.

The Amigo Club is a citizen’s support group for the Sister City (Ciudades Hermanas) relationship and the Amistad Exchange Program between Southern Oregon University and the University of Guanajuato. Click for more information.

Each month the Ashland Daily Tidings newspaper features an article (Entre Amigos / Among Friends) about Amigo Club activities. Click to see archive extending back to 2015.

The Ashland Amigo Club sponsors many activities to support Sister City ties between Ashland and Guanajuato. Click on Event Blog for more information and to subscribe to receive new posts.

We welcome you to join us!

Save the Date! Guanajuato Nights on 10 November 2018

By Karen Grove | September 12, 2018

SAVE THE DATE! 4th annual Guanajuato Nights fundraiser for the Amigo Club’s endowed scholarship fund administered by the SOU Foundation Saturday, November 10, 2018, 5:00–9:30 PM Rogue River Room, Southern Oregon University (SOU), Ashland We are committed to having the Amigo Club Endowed Scholarship making a real impact on student exchanges between Ashland and Guanajuato. In the past three years, we…

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