WILKES-BARRE, LUZERNE COUNTY (WBRE/WYOU-TV) On Sunday, Eyewitness News Healthbeat Reporter Mark Hiller was the guest speaker at the 9th annual “Breathe Deep N-E-P-A 5-k run, walk.
It was held at Kirby Park in Wilkes-Barre.
Thousands of people are diagnosed with lung cancer in the U-S each year including Allan Makowski who lost his battle with the disease back in 2009.
His wife Pauline organized the 5-k to help prevent others from suffering the same loss.
All proceeds from Sunday’s event in Luzerne County benefit the Lungevity Foundation.
Learn more about the foundation LINK