Dowd Bennett Partner Jennifer Kingston Serves as Chairperson of 2010 Susan G. Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure
2010 marks Dowd Bennett Partner Jen Kingston’s second year of service as the Chairperson of the Susan G. Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure. The St. Louis race is the largest Komen Race in the world, with 66,470 participants registered for the 2009 Race and over $3.25 million dollars in raised to fight breast cancer.
As the Chair of the Race, Ms. Kingston is responsible for overseeing the organization and planning of every aspect of the Race including coordination of over 1,200 volunteers, corporate sponsorships, and the registration of over 60,000 participants. She also serves on the Board of the St. Louis Affiliate of Susan G. Komen for the Cure and leads the Race Steering Committee, which is comprised of 12 separate committees.
Dowd Bennett is a Bronze sponsor of the 2010 Race, which will take place on Saturday, June 12th in Downtown St. Louis. Of the net proceeds raised locally from the Komen St. Louis Race for the Cure, a minimum of 25% goes to national breast cancer research and up to 75% stays in St. Louis to help organizations provide breast cancer education, screening, treatment, and research programs. To register for this year’s Race, to make a donation, or to learn more about Susan G. Komen for the Cure, visit www.komenstlouis.org.