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The Journal Gazette

Wednesday, March 14, 2018 2:30 pm

Ritz, Jill Donnelly to speak at Tritch fundraiser

The Journal Gazette

Former Indiana public instruction superintendent Glenda Ritz and Jill Donnelly, the wife of Sen. Joe Donnelly, D-Ind., will be the featured speakers at a March 24 fundraising brunch for Democratic congressional candidate Courtney Tritch.

"The Power of Her Story: A Brunch in Celebration of Women's Voices!" will be from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at Bergstaff Place, 2020 E. Washington Blvd. Tritch's campaign said female entrepreneurs, artists and community leaders from the 3rd Congressional District will attend. Tickets are available at

Ritz was the state's public education chief from 2013 through 2016 and is now an education consultant. Jill Donnelly is director of regional development at the University of Notre Dame.

Fort Wayne resident Tritch is among three people seeking the Democratic nomination to challenge Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, in the Nov. 6 general election.