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 multiple Emmy Award-winning broadcaster, Marc is the executive producer and host of Growing Bolder seen on public broadcasting stations nationwide, co-host of Growing Bolder radio, executive producer and host of What’s Next airing on commercial TV stations throughout Florida, publisher of Growing Bolder Magazine, and director of the Emmy nominated documentary film, Conquering Kilimanjaro. Marc is the author of Growing Bolder, Defy the Cult of Youth, Live with Passion and Purpose, and Rock Stars of Aging: Fifty Ways to Live to 100.  In his free time, he enjoys painting and is a 7-time Masters Swimming world record holder.