Local lawmakers lace up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Local lawmakers lace up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Jake Thompson  | Thursday, February 15, 2018

RAISING AWARENESS: (From left to right) State Reps. Martin Carbaugh (R-Fort Wayne), Bob Morris (R-Fort Wayne), Dave Wolkins (R-Warsaw), Chris Judy (R-Fort Wayne) and Dave Heine (R-New Haven) pair sneakers with their suits on Tuesday, Feb. 13, 2018, at the Statehouse in Indianapolis to draw attention to National Cancer Prevention Month. Each year, the Indiana House of Representatives participates in the Suits and Sneakers Challenge, an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society and the National Association of Basketball Coaches. Forty-two percent of newly diagnosed cancers in the U.S. are potentially avoidable with lifestyle changes and timely screenings. 

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