On February 10, the City of Lake Wales hosted the Ridge League of Cities dinner at the Lake Ashton Clubhouse. The event had a Mardi Gras theme in honor of Lake Wales’ forthcoming Mardi Gras festival. The speaker was Bobby Green, new Executive Director of the Ridge League of Cities and former City Manager of Auburndale. He spoke on the importance of mentoring new leaders in public service.
Sponsors of the event were Citizens Bank & Trust, Republic Services, Klausner, Kaufman, Jensen, & Levinson, Catalyst Design Group, Chastain Skillman, Kimley Horn, VHB, Dover, Kohl & Partners, JonesEdmunds, Duke Energy, Plusurbia, and SEMCO Construction.
The Ridge League of Cities, Inc. was formed for the purpose of assisting its member municipalities in promoting efficiency in local government and in promoting things of common interest to the member cities. The municipal officials of the Ridge League of Cities recognize they can best solve their common challenges with a united effort. Companies in the private sector that share and assist member municipalities in their needs are also allowed membership as associate members.