Chicagoans plunge from hotel roof for lung health

Posted: 10/26/2009

LaViola was among 80 people who rappelled 27 stories from the roof of The Wit hotel Sunday to raise money for the Respiratory Health Association of Metropolitan Chicago. The event raised $96,000 as of Sunday, association president Joel Africk said, but he expected to exceed the $100,000 goal by the Oct. 31 fundraising deadline. Read the full article by Alexia Elejalde-Ruiz at RedEye