Ellington laces up sneakers to raise awareness

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


PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Jeff Ellington (R-Bloomington) 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 American Cancer Society, just 65 percent of Hoosiers over the age of 50 are up-to-date on their colorectal cancer screenings, which is below the national average.


Rep. Jeff Ellington represents House District 62, which includes

portions of Greene, Monroe, Martin and Daviess counties.