11 North Suburban Mayors Gather with LUNGevity Volunteers in Support of Breathe Deep North Shore
11 North Suburban Mayors Gather with LUNGevity Volunteers in Support of Breathe Deep North Shore

North Shore-area mayors and village/city presidents gathered on Monday, April 21, 2014 for a joint proclamation ceremony declaring Sunday, April 27, 2014 “Breathe Deep North Shore Day” in an effort to raise awareness for the fight against lung cancer.

Of the 18 communities that issued proclamations 11 attended the joint proclamation ceremony at Deerfield Village Hall and shared what inspired their commitment to this critical cause. Attendees included:

Deerfield Mayor Harriet Rosenthal

Bannockburn President James Barkemeyer

Buffalo Grove President Jeffrey Braiman

Glencoe President Lawrence Levin

Highland Park Councilman Tony Blumberg

Highwood Mayor Charlie Pecaro

Lake Bluff President Kathleen O'Hara

Libertyville Mayor Terry Weppler

Long Grove President Angie Underwood

Riverwoods Mayor John Norris

Skokie Mayor George van Dusen

Illinois Senator Julie Morrison

Many of the same mayors will attend Breathe Deep North Shore on Sunday, April 27th. Breathe Deep North Shore is a 5k fun run, 2.5 or 1.5 mile walk, and balloon launch to raise funds for effective early detection methods and treatments of lung cancer. LUNGevity Foundation anticipates over 1,600 participants on Sunday, April 27, and expects to exceed their fundraising goal of $185,000. More information is available at www.lungevity.org/northshore.

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