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Come to City Hall ambassadors annual meeting with keynote speaker Paul Carl

February 24, 2015 -

The ambassadors of City Hall will welcome Paul Carl, an expert on local aboriginal history, as the keynote speaker at their annual general meeting. All are invited and there is no charge to attend on Wednesday, March 11 at 9:30 a.m. in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St.

City Hall has approximately 40 committed volunteer ambassadors – tour guides who work May to September to share the exciting stories of City Hall's artifacts and the personalities who built Canada's First Capital with visitors and residents alike. 

Become an ambassador

At the meeting, guests will be invited to apply to become an ambassador of City Hall, a national historic site. 

Ambassadors meet people from all over the world and build civic pride, all while walking in the same footsteps as Canada's first Prime Minister Sir John A. Macdonald.   Applications are available at the reception desk in City Hall or by contacting Elizabeth Cashman at 613-546-4291, ext. 1355 or ecashman@cityofkingston.ca.  Visit www.cityofkingston.ca/explore/culture-history/history/city-hall for more information on the tours and the history of Kingston's City Hall.

About the City of Kingston

The City of Kingston provides municipal services to 120,000 residents living in this visually stunning, historic city, often ranked one of the best places to live in Canada. In 2014, it was named a Top 7 Smart Community by the Intelligent Community Forum. Our vision – to become Canada's most sustainable city – focusses our efforts on: environmental responsibility, social equity, economic health and cultural vitality. Please visit www.CityofKingston.ca and join the conversation on social media.

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Media contact: For more information contact Cindie Ashton, media relations officer, 613-546-4291, ext. 3116, or call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

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