Annapolis, MD (Feb. 5, 2017) --The Rotary Clubs of Annapolis and Parole recently welcomed six city council members from the country of Georgia who visited here Feb. 3-10 courtesy of the Open World Program and the host clubs. Open World brings leaders to the United States to learn how our democracy operates. The visitors stayed at Rotarian homes and met with government leaders including the Annapolis mayor, the county council and county executive, and state legislative leaders. They also met with judges from the Maryland Court of Appeals, Historic Annapolis and U.S. Naval Academy leaders, and the editor of The Capital.
(The photo includes Rotarians from both clubs; visitors are identified by their affiliations. Names are all cq.)
Front row, Linda Gregory, Carole Brown, Luisa Gil, Margaret Hurd, and Irakli Nadiradze (Tblisi City Councilman).
Middle row, Mike Datch, Scott Gregory, Beth Dolezal, Pru Klopp, Eleonora Kapanadze (Deputy Chief of Staff, Tblisi City Council), Frank Hurd, Bob Klopp, Nikoloz Zarkua (Zugdidi City Councilman), and Konstantine Kakava (Chief Specialist, Zugdidi City Council).
Back row, Phil Reynolds, Levan Kintsurashvili (Batumi City Councilman), Ilse Reynolds, and Lasha Gogidze (National Democratic Institute).