In March 2001, Bob, Lapeer Mayor Gelhausen, and Phil Groh participated in an official designation of Kanancho, Japan as Bob's official hometown in Japan. Photos of this ceremony are below.
Representative from Japanese Consulate in Detroit, Lapeer Mayor Gelhausen,
Bob Milne, Kagami-sensei, Yuki-san and Waka-san (of the Kagami Juggling Troupe)
at Lapeer City Hall, March 2001.
Mayor Gelhausen, Bob and Phil Groh signing the certificates which
declared Kanancho, Japan as Bob's hometown in Japan. March, 2001, Lapeer City Hall.
Daikagura Master Kosen Kagami demonstrating juggling
in Lapeer's Mayoral office, March, 2001