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Annual Networking & Fundraising Event for the Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program
May 18 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm$35
Come join the Jacksonville ACFE Chapter for an evening of bowling, buffet, and fundraising at Main Event! $35 grants you access to pizza, buffet, and bowling, all for a great cause.
In addition, $5 raffle tickets will be available, with a grand prize of one (1) free admission to the Jacksonville ACFE Chapter’s two-day annual seminar in August! Runner up will receive a voucher good for a free future ACFE Jacksonville Chapter luncheon.
The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial Scholarship Program was named after two ACFE members from Houston, Texas, Larry Jennings, CFE, CPA, 49; and Tracy Ritchie, CFE, CPA, 41. They were among five people – all employees of Houston-based Union Texas Petroleum Holdings Inc. – fatally wounded when terrorists in Karachi, Pakistan fired upon their vehicle (en route to Union Texas’ Karachi office) on Nov. 14, 1997. Mr. Ritchie served as senior audit supervisor and Mr. Jennings served as audit manager for the company.
The Ritchie-Jennings Memorial scholarship awards $10,000, $5,000, $2,500, and $1,000 towards the education of students who have an interest in pursuing a career in fraud examination. Scholarships are paid directly towards the student’s university, and include a one-year ACFE Student Associate membership .