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RIMS Honors Eight with Chapter Achievement Award 4/16/2012




RIMS Local Chapters Show Commitment to Enhancing Membership Experience & Resources


NEW YORK (April 16, 2012) —RIMS (the Risk and Insurance Management Society, Inc.) honored eight local chapters with the Society’s 2011 Chapter Achievement Award for their efforts to develop and deliver exceptional educational offerings, informative and effective communications to local risk practitioners, innovative organizational strategies for the local chapter, as well as recognizing the chapter’s community involvement.


This year’s award recipients are:

·         RIMS Carolinas Chapter in the Education, Student Involvement category;

·         RIMS Delaware Valley Chapter in the Education, Student Involvement category;

·         RIMS Houston Chapter in the Organization, Legislative & Governmental category;

·         RIMS Orange County Chapter in the Communication, Newsletter category;

·         RIMS Piedmont Chapter in the Education, Regional Conference category;

·         RIMS Silicon Valley Chapter in the Organization, Chapter Networking category;

·         RIMS Utah Chapter in the Education, Special Events category.


“RIMS Chapters are the backbone of the Society,” said RIMS Executive Director Mary Roth. “We’re thrilled with the initiative that these extraordinary chapters have taken to deliver the highest-quality services, making RIMS an even more valuable resource for today’s risk practitioner.”


The award is presented each year at RIMS Annual Conference & Exhibition. For more information, visit

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About RIMS

As the preeminent organization dedicated to advancing the practice of risk management, RIMS, the Risk Management Society™, is a global not-for-profit organization representing more than 3,500 industrial, service, nonprofit, charitable and government entities throughout the world. Founded in 1950, RIMS brings networking, professional development and education opportunities to its membership of more than 11,000 risk management professionals located in more than 60 countries. For more information on RIMS, visit


For more information, contact:

Josh Salter, RIMS communications manager, (212) 655-6059 or


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