Morrison laces up sneakers to raise awareness

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

PHOTO CAPTION: State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) 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, an estimated 35,280 Hoosiers will be diagnosed with cancer and 13,690 Hoosiers will die from the disease each year. The Suits and Sneakers challenge is an effort to highlight ways to reduce the risk of cancer, like eating right, exercising and making healthy lifestyle choices.


State Rep. Alan Morrison (R-Brazil) represents House District 42,

which includes all of Vermillion County and portions of Clay,

Fountain, Parke, Vigo and Warren counties.