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Come to the City Hall ambassadors annual meeting Wednesday, March 23

March 9, 2016 -

Come to City Hall ambassadors annual meeting with keynote speakers Paul Robertson and Lexy Feinstein

The ambassadors of City Hall will welcome Paul Robertson, city curator and Lexy Feinstein, project office assistant for the Heritage Resource Centre, as the keynote speakers at their annual general meeting. All are invited and there is no charge to attend on Wednesday, March 23 in Memorial Hall, City Hall, 216 Ontario St. The ambassador AGM will be held from 10 to 11a.m. and the keynote speakers will present from 11 a.m. to noon.

The City Hall ambassador tour guide program celebrates 20 years this 2016 season. City Hall has approximately 40 committed volunteer ambassadors – tour guides who work May to October 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. Culture and heritage and bilingual history enthusiasts are encouraged to apply. Information will be available at the meeting as well as other volunteer opportunities within the cultural services department.

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/CityHallTours 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. 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 call the communications department at 613-546-4291, ext. 2300.

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