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Charity helping kids with cancer

Charity helping kids with cancer

The Chiera Family Foundation, a Coconut Creek-based charity that helps children battling cancer, raised more than $250,000 at its 22nd annual fundraising event. More than 400 guests attended the "New York State of Mind"-themed dinner at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, and 130 took part in the charity golf tournament. Funds were used to send 150 children to NICK's Camp (Nothing is Impossible for Cancer Kids), a five-day retreat for the children and their families at Camp Boggy Creek in central Florida. Lou Chiera, a foundation board member and trustee, said he and family members established the charity in memory of their father, Nicholas Chiera, who...