Dr. Joe Summers, the executive director of Auburn University’s Government and Economic Development Institute, will appear in Alexander City on May 23 to speak about quality of life and economic development.

Summers will talk at a luncheon sponsored by the Alexander City Chamber of Commerce beginning at 11:30 a.m. at the Betty Carol Graham Center on the Central Alabama Community College campus.

Tickets are $10 and the chamber requests RSVPs be sent to kim.dunn@alexandercitychamber.com by Friday.