Santa Barbara Sister Cities Celebrate 50 Years with Puerto Vallarta
By Bonnie Carroll
Irma Lorenza Perez Coultas, President Puerto Vallarta Sister City Committee was congratulated on Puerto Vallarta celebrating its 100th year in 2022, and 50 years as a Santa Barbara Sister City by Sebastian Aldana, President of Santa Barbara Sister City Committee at the PV/SB Sister City Welcome Garden Party, hosted by Gil and Marti Garcia.
The group of arriving Puerto Vallarta guests and dignitaries enjoyed a potluck dinner, introductions, and lively conversation.
The PVSC delegation will be attending special events from June 30 through July 6, including a meeting with Mayor Randy Rowse and City Council Members, attending Sunday Mass at Santa Barbara Old Mission. They will also meet with Mayor Wade Namura in Carpinteria and attend the Rod’s & Roses event.
The busy week of special event activity is hosted by Santa Barbara Sister City Committee members, who will be spending a special celebrations in Puerto Vallarta this November.
For information contact Gil Garcia 805-689-2588.
Gil Garcia, Treasurer and Past President Santa Barbara Sister City Committee chats with visiting guest Andres Famania, retired restaurant owner Puerto Vallarta Sister City Committee. (Photo: Bonnie Carroll)