The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) recently presented the City of Foley with signage for its gateways. The signage will highlight Foley as an ACE Town and will be placed at entrances to the …
The Alabama Communities of Excellence (ACE) recently presented the City of Foley with signage for its gateways. The signage will highlight Foley as an ACE Town and will be placed at entrances to the City.
The City of Foley successfully completed the ACE approach to economic and community development for cities with populations between 2,000 and 18,000 in 2012. Thirty-five (35) Alabama cities, including the City of Foley, have been designated ACE Towns.
“We commend the leadership and many stakeholders of the City of Foley for their dedication to ensuring long-term economic success for their community through the ACE process,” said Lisa Miller, past president of ACE and a current member of the ACE Board of Directors.
ACE Partner organizations include: Alabama Department of Commerce, Alabama Department of Economic and Community Affairs, Alabama Historical Commission, Alabama League of Municipalities, Alabama Mountain Lakes Tourist Association, AMEA, Alabama Power Company, Alabama Small Business Development Center Network (Alabama SBDC Network), Auburn University Government and Economic Development Institute, Goodwyn, Mills & Cawood, PowerSouth Energy Cooperative, Regions Bank, Southeast Gas, The University of Alabama Center for Economic Development, United States Department of Agriculture-Rural Development (USDA), and the University of West Alabama.