Ober: Local lawmaker laces up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Ober: Local lawmaker laces up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Devan Strebing  | Thursday, February 15, 2018

RAISING AWARENESS: State Rep. Dave Ober (R-Albion) pairs sneakers with his suit 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. The Suits and Sneakers Challenge is an effort to raise cancer awareness by highlighting ways to reduce the risk of cancer.

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State Rep. Dave Ober represents all of Noble County and portions

of Allen, Elkhart, LaGrange and Whitley counties.