Richie VanKirk In Need!

I've know Richie (RVK) for close to 30 years. He's always been a great friend. Richie put me on some of my first sheepshead some 25 years ago. Alot of great memories fishing, talking, laughing and just having a great time with a great person. There's never a dull moment with RVK. Many of y'all know him as a competitor in the ESA surf community and now as a well respected tournament fisherman. He has been diagnosed with Squamous Cell Carcinoma, in the groin area. 3 lymph nodes have already been removed. Rounds of chemo have been administered and now he has to go through even more treatments in the near future. It's been caught early and is beatable, but he has been unable to work for some time now and his inability to produce a steady income will continue for the next several weeks. As you can imagine it has put a strain on him financially. I feel for him as a business owner/operator and know that it would be extremely tough if I were in his shoes. Any help you can provide would be greatly appreciated. Please, let's help out one of our own and get Richie back on his feet. Thank you so much.

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Organizer and beneficiary

Steve Michals 
Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Richie Vankirk 

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