The BACC honors 2020 Outstanding Women Leaders
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce and Women's Biz Net honored four local women leaders during the third annual Outstanding Women Leaders Awards Luncheon Sept. 24 at a hybrid, livestream program at Biltmore Country Club in North Barrington.
Hosted by the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce, the COVID-conscious event included a small, in-person luncheon and program to honor the award recipients and hear their personal stories. The awards program was also streamed live via Zoom to Outstanding Women Leaders Awards supporters and included audience reactions for the viewing audience.
The 2020 Class of Outstanding Women Leaders recipients honored at the event were: Mary Roesch, RN, BSN, chief nursing officer of Advocate Good Shepherd Hospital, Outstanding Women Leaders recipient for Professional Excellence; Rebecca Darr, president/CEO of Wings Program, Inc., the Outstanding Women Leaders recipient for Nonprofit Leadership; Darby Hills of Barrington Children's Charities, Outstanding Women Leaders recipient for Community Impact; and the Rev. Dr. Zina Jacque from Community Church of Barrington, Outstanding Women Leaders recipient for Mentorship and Education.
"You can't measure the impact these amazing women leaders have on our communities, touching the lives of so many," said Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce President/CEO Suzanne Corr.
"The Outstanding Women Leaders awards were developed by Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce to thank these wonderful role models and hear their inspiring stories."
Women's Biz Net programming benefits the Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce Lauren Brown Memorial Scholarship Fund.
For more information visit www.BarringtonChamber.com.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce's Women's Biz Net (WBN) is a network of women empowering women. WBN offers monthly meetings and programs that bring relevant topics, networking opportunities and a forum for building relationships that can enhance your business aspirations and enrich your life.
The Barrington Area Chamber of Commerce, founded in 1969, is an association of nearly 900 member businesses representing more than 1,800 employees dedicated to the success and prosperity of the 11 regional communities it serves: Barrington, Barrington Hills, Deer Park, Inverness, Kildeer, Lake Barrington, Long Grove, North Barrington, Port Barrington, South Barrington and Tower Lakes.
The chamber promotes economic opportunities, advocates the interests of business, offers programs for professional development and leadership, and works to foster a robust regional economy.