David Hedison, Executive Director of the Chelmsford Housing Authority, receives the “Partners in Community” award at the annual meeting of the Women’s Institute for Housing and Economic Development. The award recognizes individuals whose vision for creating communities brings together people, partners, organizations and towns for the common purpose of offering greater housing opportunity to homeless and at-risk families. Pictured with David are Connie Donahue, (r), Deputy Director of the CHA, and Amy Schectman, President and CEO of 2Life Communities.