Reps. Prescott, Saunders lace up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Reps. Prescott, Saunders lace up sneakers to raise cancer awareness

Posted by: Lydia Kirschner  | Thursday, February 21, 2019 11:32 am

RAISING AWARENESS: (From left to right) State Reps. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) and Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville) pair sneakers with their suits 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. A total of 1.7 million new cancer cases and more than 606,000 deaths from cancer are expected to occur in the U.S. in 2019, according to the American Cancer Society.

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State Rep. Tom Saunders (R-Lewisville) represents House District 54,

which includes Henry County and portions of Rush and Wayne counties.

 

State Rep. J.D. Prescott (R-Union City) represents House District 33, which

includes Jay and Randolph counties, and a portion of Delaware County.