Baird laces up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Wednesday, February 20, 2019

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) pairs sneakers with his suit to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month Tuesday, Feb. 19, 2019, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis. Each year, the Indiana House of Representatives participates in the Suits and Sneakers challenge, an annual event hosted by the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. According to the Indiana Cancer Consortium, cancer is the second-leading cause of death in Indiana, claiming approximately 12,688 lives per year. 


State Rep. Beau Baird (R-Greencastle) represents House District 44, which includes

all of Putnam County and portions of Clay, Morgan, Owen and Parke counties.