Fountain Hills Sister Cities (FHSC) paid tribute at its annual meeting Monday, Jan. 9, at Mountain View Kitchen, to Enrique Melendez, Ambassador at Large of the Diplomatic Corps of Arizona, for “bringing countries together in peace” to promote mutual respect, understanding and cooperation between countries.

“One individual, one community at a time. He led the way,” read the citation presented by FHSC President Christine Colley.