Little Eric’s Foundation holds ‘Play for a Cure’ Game Night

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The Little Eric’s Foundation’s third annual Game Night “Play for A Cure” was held Sept. 15 at Holiday Inn East Mountain. LEF is a 501(c)3 organization, founded in memory of Eric Speicher Jr. After a 2 1/2 year battle with an ependymoma, Eric died at age 14 on Dec. 23, 2013. LEF’s mission is to raise awareness to childhood cancer and pediatric brain tumors, fund research and financially assist children and their families battling this horrendous disease. Little Eric’s Foundation board members are, from left, first row, John Bonita, CPA; Michael Bonita Sr., Paula Jump, Cristina Praefke,Tyler Bonita, Rosalie Cullagh. Second row, AJ Speicher, Eric Speicher Sr., Jessica Speicher, Jennifer Bonita, Kim Naylor, Paula Minichello, Anne Cawley, Dr.,Michael LaQuaglia, MSKCC,Dorothy Stella, Don Stella. Absent at the time of the photo were Barbara Stephenson and Dave Stella. photo