The Groveland Historical Society invites the community to a reception honoring the city’s Police Chief Shawn Ramsey and Deputy Chief Armando Loney on Tues., Aug. 15, from 7pm until 8:30pm. The reception will be held at the Lake David Center at 450 S. Lake Ave. in Groveland, and refreshments will be served. The historical society hopes the public will take the opportunity to meet and greet the chief and deputy chief, who were hired earlier this year.

Ramsey has more than 25 years of law enforcement experience, including nearly 16 years

with the Lee County Sheriff’s Department. He is a graduate of the FBI National Academy and is a certified Florida Law Enforcement instructor. Loney has 27 years of law-enforcement experience, including the Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office.