Folks in Pocatello interested in Japanese culture have a chance to get involved.

The Japanese Sister Cities Subcommittee needs five more people. The panel advises the mayor and City Council.

Members help in fundraising efforts, cultivating relationships and coordinating exchanges.

The meetings are the second Tuesday of every month at 4 p.m.

If you are interested in volunteering, see www.pocatello.us under "Advisory Committees" or call (208) 234-6163.

Applications must be received by Sept. 18.