Girls on the Run of St. Louis

Girls on the Run of St. Louis picked up the pace to for their Adventure Gala held at the Third Degree Glass Factory. Co-chaired by Courtney Nolan and Meghan Green and emceed by KMOX radio talk show host, Charlie Brennan, the evening offered music and dining along with a live auction with proceeds going directly to support the Girls on the Run scholarship program.

Girls on the Run of St. Louis is a non-profit program for girls in grades 3 through 8 and encourages pre-teen girls to develop self-respect and healthy lifestyles through running. The program is delivered through an interactive curriculum combining self-esteem enhancing lessons with uplifting workouts aimed to develop the whole girl. Young girls are empowered with positive self-awareness and increased confidence; a sense of achievement by training for and running a 5K; and giving back to their community through a service project each season. Girls on the Run’s goal is to serve more than 1,500 girls in 2009 and provide $74,000 in scholarships.

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