John O’Connor, Account Manage for Geile/Leon Marketing Communications, a St. Louis PR Agency, spent the morning escorting St. Louis Cardinal Hall-of-Famer Ozzie Smith on several media interviews. For the 10th straight year, Ozzie is Honorary Chairperson for the annual Dining Out For Life event, which takes place Thursday, April 28. More than 130 area restaurants will donate some or all of their sales that day to Saint Louis Effort for AIDS, the area’s oldest AIDS service organization.
In addition, St. Louis Mayor Francis Slay presented a proclamation to Saint Louis Effort for AIDS naming Thursday, April 28, “Dining Out For Life Day in St. Louis.”
In the photo, from left to right, Dawn Thornton, Geile/Leon Marketing Communications, Mayor Francis Slay, City of St. Louis, Kathy Leonard, VP, Public Relations, Geile/Leon Public Relations, Matthew Palmer, Director Development and Operations, Saint Louis Effort for AIDS, Ozzie Smith, Honorary Chairperson, Dining Out For Life.