Ticket Deadline for Ridley Retirement Celebration is Friday


Deadline to purchase tickets for a retirement celebration for long-time transportation executive Gary M. Ridley is this Friday, March 1.

A dinner honoring Ridley will be held this Monday, March 4, at 6 p.m. in the Memorial Student Center Ballroom at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford.

Ridley is retiring in March as the director of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation and the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority.  He will remain Gov. Mary Fallin’s Secretary of Transportation.

RSVP’s for the event are being taken through SWOSU President Randy Beutler’s office at 580.774.3766 or randy.beutler@swosu.edu.  Tickets are $17 per person to cover the cost of the meal.