Laughter for a cause: Queen City Rotary Club announces Comedy Bowl 2017

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MANCHESTER, NH – Great food and fun will be on the menu as the Queen City Rotary Club hosts it annual comedy bowl fundraiser later this month. The annual event, which includes a buffet dinner, comedy show and cash bar, will take place on Saturday, January 21 at St. George’s Greek Orthodox Cathedral, 650 Hanover St., in Manchester.

“The comedy bowl is one of our most important fund raisers,” said Peter Labombarde, president of the Queen City Rotary Club. “And 100 percent of the proceeds from the event will directly benefit youth charities and agencies across Greater Manchester.”

Doors open at 6 p.m. with a social hour, followed by dinner and dessert. The comedy show, featuring Jim Colliton, Kyle Crawford and Will Noonan, starts at 8 p.m. The event will also feature a silent auction where participants can bid on vacation trips to Italy, a 10-day African Safari, and a trip to Florida. All attendees will also be able to take part in a live auction and fun raffles.

Clark Insurance is the major sponsor of the event.

Other sponsors include: AmeriGas, Bellwether Community Credit Union, Be Fit NH,  Boufford Funeral Home, Brainium, Butenhof & Bomster, Coca Cola of Northern New England, Colliers International, Tom Deblois, Denisco Electric, Donais Law, Berry Dunn, Eastern Bank, The Granite YMCA, The Growing Years, Guaranteed Rate, Hippo Press, Howe, Riley & Howe, Keller Williams Realty Metropolitan, Kent Septic, Lally Property Source, Make-A-Wish, Steve McMahon,   NH Core Properties, Primerica, Pro Cut CNC Machine, Regency Mortgage, St. Anselm College, St. Mary’s Bank, Sullivan & Sullivan, Tri-State Inspection and The Write Connection.

For information on tickets and sponsorships, please contact Jason Beiswenger at or at 603.627.3838 x204

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