Local lawmakers lace up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Courtney Heiden  | Thursday, February 15, 2018

RAISING AWARENESS: (From left to right) State Reps. Donna Schaibley (R-Carmel) and Kathy Kreag Richardson (R-Noblesville) 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. According to the Indiana State Department of Health, cancer is the second leading cause of death in Indiana, following heart disease.

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Rep. Kathy Kreag Richardson (R-Noblesville) represents House District 29, which includes portions of Hamilton County.