Benefit to Help Richie Scherer

A fundraiser to benefit Louisiana horseman Richard “Richie” Scherer will be held Sunday, December 18th from 6:30-9:30 p.m. at New Orleans FairGrounds.

Scherer was born and raised in New Orleans. He comes from a long line of family in the racing industry and has spent his adult life training thoroughbred race horses. He was diagnosed with Papillary Kidney Cancer in May of 2013. His cancer has progressed to Stage IV and he is currently participating in a clinical trial. His treatments to date have included surgery, weekly doctor visits for immunotherapy and chemotherapy.

This benefit is to help Richie and his family with the increasing cost of his medical care and travel related expenses. Tickets are $50 and include Complimentary Food, Music, Silent and Live Auctions and 50/50 Raffle along with a cash bar. Attire is dressy casual. The benefit is being organized by Friends In Need Foundation.

For information on sponsorships, donations and to purchase tickets please contact Dottie Martin at 504.610.9079 or Tickets may also be purchased and/or donations made on-line at:



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