September 4, 2018
On Tuesday, September 4th, Mayor Jack Blalock will be hosting the Lord Mayor Lee Mason of Portsmouth, England; this event is part of the Lord Mayor’s tour of all United States-based Portsmouth cities.
As part of his visit, Lord Mayor Mason will be meeting Mayor Blalock at 11 a.m. for an informal reception at City Hall’s Portsmouth Room, followed by a tour of the municipal building to learn more about our City’s government and initiatives.
Additionally, Lord Mayor Mason will tour the City to learn more about its overall culture, taking in historical sites such as Strawbery Banke and the Isles of Shoals, comparing our cities’ working ports, visiting our art and food scenes, and much more.
This meeting marks a continuation of Portsmouth’s Friendship City relationship with Portsmouth, England since 1997; Portsmouth, England had connected with our municipality as part of their Twinning Cities Program. The Mayor is pleased to continue to sustain and build this relationship.