MONTCLAIR, NJ - The Montclair Rotary Club is hosting a group of healthcare professionals from Cherepovets Russia as a part of the "Open World Leadership Program." Cherepovets is one of Montclair's sister cities. The program is sponsored in part by the United States Congress and Rotary International. 

The group is meeting with healthcare experts in New Jersey and New York. Their goal is gather information about best practices for treating and assisting handicapped infants and children.

Members of the Montclair Rotary Club, and friends of members, opened their homes to the group. On Saturday the group attended the Montclair Mounties football game. 

Former Montclair Rotary President Bob Rinklin explained that the sister city relationship between Cherepovets & Montclair began in 1991, this is 25th anniversary of that alliance. The group arrived in town Oct. 28 and will depart Nov.5.