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NVRQT Goes Country

Guests joined Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester, his wife Farrah, Cubs players and coaches at Joe's Bar on Weed Street for delicious barbecue and country fun Friday, July 20.

The event raised $555,000 for the Pediatric Cancer Research Foundation (PCRF), a nonprofit dedicated to research, education and lifesaving advancement for children with cancer to improve the care, quality of life and survival rates of children with malignant diseases. As a cancer survivor himself, Jon is on a mission to fund pediatric cancer research through NVRQT (short for "never quit") and PCRF.