Man using his pinball passion to help fund cancer research | 10News WTSP
It’s taken Jon Weaver two years of working and dreaming to arrive at this moment.
The first Cosmic Carnival pinball machine is ready to be shipped out.
“It’s exciting. It’s exhilarating. It’s a little nerve-racking,” he said with a smile. “There are a lot of different emotions swirling.
It was nerve-racking, in part, to the uncertainty of Weaver’s health. He was diagnosed with Melanoma three years ago. The news came just a few years after he lost his father to cancer.
“Not a lot of people haven’t been touched by cancer,” he said from inside his Suncoast Arcade business building in Largo. “I think it’s important to help other people.”