Florida’s Legislature ends 2023 Session

“Thanks to all the Ridge League municipal officials for their advocacy efforts during the 2023 Legislative Session, you really made a difference and are all …Home Rule Heroes,”
– Casey Cook, Florida League of Cities Chief of Legislative Affairs

“It was great to see so many Ridge League officials in Tallahassee during the Legislative Session lobbying on behalf of our cities and towns,”
– Dorothea Taylor Bogert, Ridge League of Cities President 

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Board Approves Restated By-Laws

At the May 2023 Board Meeting in Bartow, the Ridge League of Cities Board of Directors approved restating the organization’s By-Laws (Restated By-Law). The governing document was last amended in 2005.  The Board as a whole, started reviewing the By-Laws in November 2022.  The Executive Director noted that most changes were housekeeping in nature.  The…

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Speaker Series Continues

The Ridge League is pleased to welcome one of the most sought-after speakers, thinkers and authors on the subject of aging for our June Membership Dinner Meeting in Lakeland.  Marc Middleton, Founder and CEO of Growing Bolder, is a media entrepreneur, broadcast journalist, author and speaker who focuses on the changing culture of aging. A…

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2023 RLC Vocational Scholarship Winners

RLC President Dorothea Taylor Boger presents the $1,250 Vocational Scholarships to Benjamin Alfaro (Summerlin Academy) and Krysta Williams (Auburndale High School).  Benjamin, Krysta and their families were recognized at the April Membership Dinner in Wauchula.  Those not able to attend included Rayanne Fostoff, Lake Region High School; Gladys Rojas-Santizo, Pasco High School; and Paige Davis,…

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Wauchula Membership Dinner

The City of Wauchula hosted the Ridge League of Cities April Membership Dinner at the Mosaic Community Center at the Hardee Lakes County Park.  What a beautiful setting!  A total of 123 were in attendance including 105 City Members and 18 Associate Members.  More than half of the RLC member cities were represented.  Bowling Green…

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Speaker Series Continues

The 2023 Ridge League of Cities Speaker Series continues on April 13, 2023 at the Membership Dinner in Wauchula.  The Ridge League is pleased to welcome Dr. Thomas (Tom) Leitzel, President of South Florida State College.   Dr. Leitzel has 45 years of experience in acedemic leadership and will celebrate a decade of service as the…

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