September 26, 2017
Taylor Porter held its annual Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Raffle and Geaux Pink Luncheon. Pictured from left: Taylor Porter employee Wendy Ross (raffle winner of jewelry graciously donated by Kendra Scott); Taylor Porter Managing Partner Skip Philips; Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center President & CEO Todd Stevens; Taylor Porter Executive Committee Vice Chair and Partner Bob Barton; and Taylor Porter employee Dale Gray (raffle winner of LSU football game tickets).
Taylor Porter held its annual Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center Raffle and Geaux Pink Luncheon, in which the firm raised $2,270 from attorney and staff donations and a firm match, to donate to the Cancer Center for its month-long Geaux Pink drive in conjunction with October's upcoming breast cancer awareness month. Raffled items included jewelry graciously donated by Kendra Scott and also two sets of LSU game tickets.
Todd Stevens, President and CEO of Mary Bird Perkins, attended the event at Taylor Porter and was presented the donation by Taylor Porter Managing Partner Skip Philips and Executive Committee Vice Chair and Partner Bob Barton. Taylor Porter Partner Brett Furr is the Immediate Past Chairman of the Board of Directors of Mary Bird Perkins, and Taylor Porter has been a long supporter of the Center since its opening in 1971.
As a regional destination for cancer care, Mary Bird Perkins – Our Lady of the Lake Cancer Center offers the most advanced technology and services provided by a dedicated team of nationally-recognized oncology experts. The Cancer Center provides best-practice, comprehensive care at every stage of the cancer journey, including disease site-specific multidisciplinary care teams, a robust clinical research program and extensive supportive care services. As a nonprofit organization, donor generosity is essential to sustaining the mission of improving survivorship and lessening the burden of cancer for so many throughout Southeast Louisiana and beyond.
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Since Taylor Porter's founding in 1912 when co-founder B.B. Taylor helped launch Baton Rouge's first YMCA, Taylor Porter has embraced the role of “corporate citizen” and continued for more than 100 years a strong tradition of community service throughout our City, supporting more than 50 community and nonprofit organizations. Whether serving on the boards of directors of nonprofit organizations or making contributions to worthwhile causes, our attorneys and staff make significant contributions to the communities in which they live and work.