Councilmember Gail Bush Diggs from the City of Aiken graduated from the Municipal Elected Officials Institute of Government on July 19. Graduates received their certificates during the Municipal Association of South Carolina’s annual meeting. Established in 1986, the Institute is a program of the Municipal Association of South Carolina that gives municipal officials a strong foundation in the operation of local government. Participants learn about the role of elected officials and administrative staff and the relationships municipal officials have with other local governments, the state and federal government. The Institute includes two daylong sessions and three evening sessions.