Mayfield laces up sneakers to raise awareness

Posted by: Brenda Holmes  | Friday, February 22, 2019

 

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) pairs sneakers with her 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 State Department of Health, breast cancer is the most common among women, while prostate and lung cancers are the most common among men.

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State Rep. Peggy Mayfield (R-Martinsville) represents House District 60,

which includes portions of Morgan and Monroe counties.

She is the assistant majority floor leader and serves

on the House Ways and Means, Public Policy and Insurance committees.