Giving Tuesday Luncheon November 28th

Susan G. Komen Maryland will host its 2nd Annual Giving Tuesday Luncheon on November 28, 2017, 11:30 am to 1:30 pm at the Four Seasons Hotel in Baltimore. Join supporters, survivors and business leaders in Baltimore to celebrate the international day of giving, and the advances in the fight against breast cancer. The event will include a VIP Reception, raffle and networking opportunities.

Ticket and sponsorship information can be found here, or by contacting Becky Bosstick at 410-938-8990 or

Keynote Speaker Kristen Berset-Harris is the Host of Great Day Washington, a mid-morning lifestyle and entertainment show on WUSA9 in Washington, DC. Before moving to the morning shift, Kristen was the weekday evening Sports Anchor at WUSA and Host of Ravens Report with the Baltimore Ravens. Kristen is a two-time breast cancer survivor, first diagnosed at the age of 27 in 2009 and then again November 2016. She is an advocate for early detection, patient services, and cancer research. In June 2016, Kristen was honored with the Ted Yates Award by the National Capital Chesapeake Bay Chapter of the Emmy Awards.

Speaker and Komen Scholar Ben Ho Park, M.D., Ph.D., is a native of the Midwest and attended The University of Chicago for his A.B. degree, followed by dual training at The University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine where he received both his M.D. and Ph.D. degrees in 1995. Dr. Park then trained in Internal Medicine and Hematology/Oncology at The Hospital of The University of Pennsylvania prior to coming to Johns Hopkins where he completed a post-doctoral fellowship in cancer genetics in the laboratory of Drs. Ken Kinzler and Bert Vogelstein. In 2002, Dr. Park joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor of Oncology at The Sidney Kimmel Comprehensive Cancer Center at Johns Hopkins where he is developing new therapeutics and diagnostics for breast cancer using genetic-based approaches.  He is currently Professor of Oncology in the Breast and Ovarian Cancer Program at Johns Hopkins and the Associate Director of the Hematology/Oncology Fellowship Training Program and Associate Director for Research Training and Education.

Emcee Brent Harris is currently the play-by-play voice for the Baltimore Brigade in the Arena Football League.  He spent the last two decades covering Baltimore sports at Comcast SportsNet, Fox-45 and WMDT in Salisbury.  A 4-time Emmy award winner, Brent is a proud graduate of Towson University.