ASHLEY KUMLIEN, FOUNDER OF “MS RUN THE US” TO APPEAR AT THE MARCUS MAJESTIC CINEMA AUGUST 11
Published On: Tuesday, August 03, 2010
Ashley Kumlien, a Brookfield native, will conduct a Q&A session before a special screening of the Warner Brothers’ classic “Without Limits”
Milwaukee, Wis., July 27, 2010. . . . .Marcus Theatres® today announced Ashley Kumlien, founder of the non-profit organization, “MS Run the US,” and a Brookfield, Wis. resident will appear at the Marcus Majestic Cinema in Brookfield Wednesday, August 11, 2010, as she continues her journey across the U.S.
Ashley will conduct a Q&A session at 6:45 p.m. in conjunction with a special fundraising screening of Warner Brothers’ classic Steve Prefontaine bio, Without Limits, beginning at 7:10 p.m. The Tom Cruise produced film is the story of friendship between Prefontaine, one of America’s greatest long distance runners, and his coach, Bill Bowerman, who co-founded Nike, Inc. Billy Crudup plays Prefontaine and Donald Sutherland plays Bowerman.
Ashley Kumlien formed the charitable organization to honor her mother, who has been fighting Multiple Sclerosis for 27 years. To raise awareness of MS and to raise funds for “MS Run the US,” Ashley has set out to run 3,230 miles across the U.S. from San Francisco, California to New York, New York over a six-month time period.
“As Ashley continues her journey across the U.S. to raise funds for her charity, we encourage all individuals to support her efforts to find a cure for MS by joining her in her hometown of Brookfield at
The Marcus Majestic Cinema August 11,” said Bruce J. Olson, president of Marcus Theatres. “Ashley’s run is challenging both physically and mentally and everyone’s support will help her complete her goal and make an impact on this disabling disease.”
Admission for the film screening of Without Limits is $10, and all proceeds for the film will be donated to the “MS Run the US” Foundation. Ashley has appeared at several Marcus Theatres locations as she runs across the U.S. For more information on upcoming locations, please visit www.MSRuntheUS.com.
About “MS Run the US”
MS Run the US, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) government approved charitable organization that was set up to raise donations to help those living with MS and gather sponsorships to fund Ashley Kumlien’s run across America. The main goal of MS Run the US Inc. is to raise awareness about MS and inspire individuals across the nation to donate towards the cure of this disabling disease. Please visit www.MSRuntheUS.com for more information or to make a charitable donation. All donated funds raised by MS Run the US will contribute to The Montel Williams MS Foundation and The National MS Society.
About Marcus Theatres
Illinois, Iowa, Minnesota, Nebraska, North Dakota and Ohio, and one family entertainment center in Wisconsin. The company is celebrating its 75th anniversary in 2010. For more information, please visit www.marcustheatres.com.