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
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
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.