By Morgan Bryce

BacktheBadge Lee County is organizing its inaugural “Winter Wonderland” event on Jan. 18 at The Greystone Mansion in Auburn, part of the organization’s effort to continue building solid relationships between the public and local first responder and law enforcement agencies.
According to a Facebook event description provided by BacktheBadge Director Vickie McLeroy, there will be “games, art work, activities and all the interactions you can imagine with our local police, deputies, investigators and fire fighters with our citizens of all ages.”
“This (event) will be focused on building relationships, having fun, and simply getting to know each other between our community youth and the dadges of Lee County, (both) law and fire,” McLeroy said.
Also scheduled to take place during the event is the unveiling of the organization’s new logo.
Tickets are available for purchase via Individual tickets are $5 each and $20 for family admission (up to six members).
Volunteers are still needed for this event. Those interested can message the “BacktheBadge Lee County” Facebook page or call McLeroy at 334-787-0252.
The venue is located at 434 E. Magnolia Ave.