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JAPAN SISTER CITY GIVING MEDAL TO CHAMBER PRESIDENT

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Fred. S. Ball, president of the Salt Lake Area Chamber of Commerce and chairman of the Matsumoto, Japan-Salt Lake City Sister City Committee for 17 years, will receive the Medal of Honor from the mayor of Matsumoto on Nov. 1, the first time a foreigner has received the award.

Ball, who will retire from the chamber on Dec. 31, will be general chairman of the Salt Lake City Sister City Committee and responsible for the cities of Matsumoto; Keelung, Republic of China; Ourora, Bolivia; Quezon, Philippines; and Chernivtsi, Ukraine.