Cranfill Sumner team participated in race and raised donations for event
Wilmington, N.C. – Cranfill Sumner & Hartzog LLP (Cranfill Sumner) proudly served as a silver sponsor of the second annual Komen Race for the Cure in Wilmington on March 1.
Attorneys and staff members of Cranfill Sumner formed a team to run and walk the race. The team was led by Kayleigh Toth and included Karen Jenson, Jessica Gray, Amy Smith, Adrianne Ballard, Ted Smyth, Christine Brown, Stacy Pecori, Jo Leigh Howell and Regan Toups.
“We were proud to serve as a sponsor of the 2014 Komen Race for the Cure in Wilmington and to help the Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast in its efforts to raise funds for diagnosis, treatment and education about this pervasive disease,” said Ted Smyth, Of Counsel in the Cranfill Sumner Raleigh office and former president of Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast. “Breast cancer is the most commonly diagnosed cancer and will affect thousands of North Carolinians this year. Team Cranfill Sumner is excited to be a part of this great event.”
The Komen Race for the Cure is a 5k run/walk race that occurred in Wilmington’s historic downtown district. The day’s events included a 5K Race, 5K Walk, one mile walk, a Kids’ Zone and a Survivor Breakfast. This was the second year of the Komen Race for the Cure in Wilmington. The inaugural Komen Race for the Cure in Wilmington raised $250,000 in funds for breast cancer research and local breast cancer programs.
The Komen Race for the Cure benefits the Susan G. Komen North Carolina Triangle to the Coast organization which invests 75 percent of net funds locally to fund education, screening and treatment programs for breast cancer and dedicates 25 percent of net funds to breast cancer research and finding the cure(s) for breast cancer.