• 9th Annual Dress for Success Midwest Power Walk 5K and Men in Heels Dash Takes Place Sept 14, 2019

    Local 5K Helps Women Join the Workforce and Move Toward Economic Independence

    The Power Walk for Dress for Success®, is an international 5K walk/run dedicated to empowering women on their quest for economic independence. Dress for Success® affiliates across the world host Power Walks to raise awareness and support for their shared mission. As the St. Louis/St. Charles affiliate, Dress for Success Midwest will host its 9th annual Power Walk this year, presented by Walmart, Emerson and Southwest Airlines.   
     
    The St. Charles event also features a Men in Heels Dash for the adventurous in spirit. Participants put their athleticism to the test as they don heels and compete in a short sprint. Heels provided or participants can bring their own.
     
    Where: The course begins at Connections to Success, 3000 Little Hills Expy, St. Charles, MO 63301
     
    When: Saturday, September 14, 2019
    • Registration/photo booth opens at 7:00am
    • Zumba warm-up at 7:45am
    • Men in Heels Dash at 8:00am
    • 5K run/walk starts at 8:30am
    • Award presentation begins at 9:15am 

    The family-friendly event attracts participants of all ages and abilities. Strollers and pets on leashes welcome. Proceeds benefit Dress for Success Midwest, a program of Connections to Success and the local affiliate of Dress for Success®.
     
    Dress for Success Midwest, a program of Connections to Success, supports women on their journey to economic independence by providing professional attire, a network of support and career development tools to help them thrive in work and in life. Dress for Success Midwest receives referrals from over 200 nonprofits in the St. Louis Region, providing services free of charge. Since 1998, Dress for Success Midwest has helped more than 25,000 women work towards economic independence, positively impacting the lives of over 75,000 children.
     
    Register: https://www.crowdrise.com/o/en/campaign/dfsmidwestpowerwalk 

    Contact: Lynda Keeton, Resource Development Manager, Connections to Success
    (636) 896-4777, lkeeton@connectionstosuccess.org
     
     
    About Connections to Success
    Connections to Success inspires families to realize their dreams and achieve economic independence by providing hope, resources and a plan. With offices in the St. Louis and Kansas City regions, Connections to Success meets people where they are and helps them move toward a place of personal, economic and social strength. Their model integrates training opportunities, life transformation coaching, support services and job development to equip participants for long-term success. They provide free professional clothing for participants through their men’s boutique and Dress for Success Midwest women’s boutique.

     

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