On Monday afternoon members of the Sister City Committee, Mayor Doug Black and CAO Diane Smithson welcomed H.E. Ambassador Pedro Verges Ciman of the Dominican Republic Embassy to Carleton Place. The visit was part of an on-going relationship the Sister City Committee has developed with the Dominican Republic.
Baseball is their most popular sport and as part of his visit, His Excellency received a private tour of SAM BAT which concluded with a personalized souvenir bat.
Upcoming activities planned to further the relationship include a rum tasting in the Town Hall Auditorium as part of the Wine'd Around Downtown event on Saturday, May 25th. A film showing has also been planned with the Carleton Place Public Library with details to come soon.