Bridget Ritchie receives 2017 Sandra M. Welbourn Service Award from Corporate Relocation Council

“Bridget has given of herself, volunteering her time and talents to make a positive impact on the world of relocation,” said Laura He

nneberry, president of CRC of Chicago. “She has made a meaningful contribution to the advancement of CRC, and moves, touches and inspires our members. We are honored to recognize Bridget with this year’s Sandra M. Welbourn Service Award.”

Ritchie began volunteering with CRC of Chicago in 2010 on a committee helping to recruit new members. She joined the board and served from 2011-2014, starting as communications chairperson and moving up to vice president, president and chairperson. Ritchie also served as chairperson of the Midwest Relocation Conference (MRC), an annual two-day professional development event that rotates to a different city each year. She is now a permanent member of the MRC board of advisors. This year, Ritchie has been re-elected to the CRC board.

The Sandra M. Welbourn Service Award was established in 2011 to remember and celebrate the tremendous dedication and contributions of the beloved CRC Administrator, Sandy Welbourn. For over a decade, Sandy tirelessly gave of her time and talent to further the growth and advancement of the CRC of Chicago.

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