Bob and Donna Perleberg of Pierz visited Germany from Feb. 27 – March 9, stopping in Kyllburg, Pierz’ sister city March 2. Monday night, Bob presented gifts from Kyllburg to Pierz including a book of Kyllburg’s 1,200 year history, brochures from the area and from the Perlebergs, German dark chocolate. The Perlebergs took with them a gift basket from Pierz, including the book “Pierzana,” which records Pierz’ history, Oktoberfest buttons from over the years and a DVD of the city’s annual Oktoberfest celebration. Pictured with the gifts are front row (from left): Helen and Larry Schmidtbauer, Arvin Litke and Leon Flicker. Back row: Pierz City Administrator Anna Gruber, Lorae Vardas, Pierz Mayor Toby Egan, Pierz City Clerk Mary Korf and Bob Perleberg.