As I mentioned in a previous blog, the Ritchie Law Office, Ltd. was named as a a finalist for the McLean County Chamber of Commerce's Micro-Business Excellence award. My wife, Kara, joined me as I had the opportunity to represent Ritchie Law Office, Ltd. at McLean County Chamber of Commerce's Gala on January 25th. While we weren't able to bring home the title of Micro-Business of the Year, we are still so honored and thankful to be named as a finalist. This opportunity wouldn't have been possible without the amazing support we get from the community.
This annual, black-tie, event put on by the McLean County Chamber of Commerce was an amazing evening! The event was held at the Double Tree Hotel in Bloomington, IL - with over 700 people attending.
The theme for the Gala was based on the rock band "Queen" with a Queen Tribute Band performing a few of Queens greatest hits. One of my favorite things from that night was the "Champagne Wall". The Chamber had set up a wall so that when you rang a bell - five hands holding glasses of champagne magically emerged (see the picture below) !!
It was a nice night to have a night out with my wife Kara and to see some friends and other professionals from the community. The McLean County Chamber did a great job with the event. Again, it was an honor to be named as a finalist for these business excellence awards.
Here are some pictures of the event you can find on the McLean County Chamber's Facebook page. Below are a few of my favorites:
To see more from this event and learn more about upcoming events the Chamber of Commerce is hosting, be sure to check out McLean County Chamber of Commerce's Facebook page!
This article is a service of Attorney Chad A. Ritchie and the Ritchie Law Office, Ltd.
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