Members celebrate successes at 71st Annual Meeting

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May 01, 2017
More than 300 members of the Richardson Chamber of Commerce celebrated the successes of 2016 and honored outstanding volunteers at its 71st Annual Meeting in April.

Keynote speaker Victor Crawford, chief operations officer for Aramark, shared insight into Aramark's business, the state of the hospital and healthcare industry, and a perspective on the growing trends related to health and wellness and the role that a major food service organization like Aramark can play.

Ken Hutchenrider, 2016 Chairman of the Board and President of Methodist Richardson Medical Center, welcomed his successor, Bryan Marsh, 2017 Chairman of the Board and Vice President of Digital Realty, who outlined goals for 2017. Details on the goals are available here.

Citizen of the year was awarded to long-time city councilman and past Richardson mayor Bob Townsend. More information available here.

Volunteers of the year were recognized for their outstanding contributions to the Chamber and Richardson as a whole. See all the award winners here.

Several key sponsors made the event possible, and we thank them for their support. Sysco, BlueCross BlueShield, Atmos Energy, Methodist Richardson Medical Center.
Director's Level sponsors included Texas Instruments, UT Dallas, Richland College, Mulvihill Asset Management, Raytheon, Digital Realty, ZTE. 
Decoration sponsor was Backstage Florist.

See a highlights slide show here and a pdf of the presentation here.
Andrea Young, Events Assistant
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