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Local Sub Shop Joins in Fight Against Lung Disease

(February 23, 2018) -

For more information please contact:

James Martinez
[email protected]
(312) 445-2501

Today, the American Lung Association in Illinois announced that local Subway restaurants have joined efforts to fight lung disease. Subway will be donating 30 sub platters for the Fight For Air Climb at Wyndham Springfield City Centre on Sunday, February 25.

“Thanks to in-kind sponsors like Subway, we are able to give Fight For Air Climbers and Volunteers a fantastic experience at our event,” said Monica Guerrant, special events manager for the Lung Association in Illinois. “Subway’s delicious and healthy food will provide the nourishment that our climbers need after scaling the tallest building in central Illinois.”

The Fight For Air Climb helps save lives locally by raising awareness about the risk factors of lung disease, helping people manage their illness through educational trainings, by funding research to find a cure for lung cancer and much more. Nearly 90 cents of every dollar raised goes directly to education, research and advocacy.

The 2018 Fight For Air Climb at Wyndham Springfield City Centre presented by CEFCU is on Sunday, February 25 at 8 a.m. People can register on the day of the event or by calling 217-787-5864.

About the American Lung Association in Illinois
The American Lung Association in Illinois is the leading organization working to save lives by improving lung health and preventing lung disease, through research, education and advocacy. The work of the American Lung Association is focused on four strategic imperatives: to defeat lung cancer; to improve the air we breathe; to reduce the burden of lung disease on individuals and their families; and to eliminate tobacco use and tobacco-related diseases. For more information about the American Lung Association, a holder of the Better Business Bureau Wise Giving Guide Seal, or to support the work it does, call 1-800-LUNGUSA (1-800-586-4872) or visit:

About Subway® Restaurants
Subway® offers a fresh alternative to traditional fast food, serving 7 million made-to-order sandwiches a day. Guests choose from 37 million combinations of quality proteins, fresh vegetables, and bread baked daily. The world’s largest restaurant chain serves nutritious and delicious sandwiches, soups, and salads at more than 44,000 restaurants in 113 countries. The Subway® experience is also delivered online at and through the Subway® App, available in select markets at the Apple App Store and Google Play. Founded by then 17-year-old Fred DeLuca and family friend Dr. Peter Buck more than 52 years ago, Subway® is still a family-owned business today working with more than 21,000 dedicated franchisees in communities around the world. Subway® is a registered trademark of Subway IP Inc.

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