Resources Tell Life, Well Run Story

Looking for ways to get the word out about the amazing work of professional local government managers?

ARTICLE | Nov 13, 2014
The focus on protecting the "Kinni" River by City Administrator Scot Simpson, his staff, and the community in River Falls, Wisconsin, is one of more than 90 Life, Well Run success stories.

If you're looking for good news on the local government front, the Life, Well Run website is continually updated with new resources, videos, and success stories that reflect the value professional local government management brings to communities. Here are a few to check out:

  • The new Student Resource page includes a "Roadmap to Local Government" a slide share presentation designed with the help of ICMA student chapter leaders to help guide undergraduates or even high school students along the path to local government service.
  • There are more than 90 entries on the community success story map. Two recent stories include an environmental success story centered in River Falls, Wisconsin, and one that features improvements to the water utility in O'Fallon, Missouri, with the help of Siemens. Share your success story and help us fill up the map by contacting us at
  • Community-produced video using the Life, Well Run video templates are another great way to showcase the many ways local government managers and staff members keep life running smoothly. Recent entries have arriving from North Carolina include Fayetteville, Cabarrus County, and Durham. They can all be found in the video resources area of the website.
  • Don't forget to link to us via social media. Our Facebook likes have grown to more than 2,000 and we have more than 1,100 Twitter followers.

In addition to sharing your success stories and videos, feel free to share your ideas on additional resources we can provide to help share Life, Well Run with students, community leaders, and residents. 

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