Originally posted on Sox and Dawgs  |  Last updated 8/29/12

BOSTON, MA (August 28, 2012) – The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF) announces its inaugural event, NVRQT Night, on Monday, September 24 at House of Blues Boston.  The event will be hosted by Red Sox Pitcher Jon Lester and wife Farrah, with actor Mike O’Malley as the emcee.

“We are thrilled to have the opportunity to host the inaugural NVRQT Night,” says Jon Lester, Spokesperson for NVRQT. “The foundation supports such a great cause that Farrah and I are proud to be a part of.”

NVRQT Night will entail a number of attractions including, “3 Up, 3 Down”, a Hollywood Squares style game featuring national celebrities and various Boston sports stars as the squares. There will also be live and silent auctions as well as entertainment by musical guest, Universal Republic Records recording artist, Will Dailey. The evening is sponsored by major organizations such as People’s United Bank, Covidien, Mohegan Sun, JetBlue Airways and Transamerica and produced by Altus Marketing & Management, LLC.

The event begins at 6pm for VIP guests and 7pm for General Admission; with tickets ranging from $250 to $100 per person, which can be purchased at www.pcrf-kids.org. For more information, please contact PCRF at 949-859-6312 or visit www.NVRQT.org.

About NVRQT

NVRQT is the rally cry, cause and mantra in thefight against pediatric cancer. This fundraising arm of the PCRF is on a mission to raise awareness and funding for the research that is being conducted to find a cure for children’s cancer. For its first season, NVRQT partnered with Jon Lester by creating a campaign focused on his fight against cancer. For more information and to donate to NVRQT, log on to www.facebook.com/NVRQT or followus on Twitter at @NVRQT31.

About PCRF

The Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF), is an independent, non-profit organization, wholly dedicated to supporting the highest quality pediatric cancer research.  Established in 1982, our founders - parents, doctors, friends, and community leaders had a common vision “To bring hope and lifesaving treatments to children battling cancer, and improve the care, quality of life, and survival rate of children with malignant diseases.”  Since 1982 we have raised almost $30 million dollars in support of laboratory research that translates into immediate treatment for children with cancer. More information is available at www.pcrf-kids.org.

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