Cutting Edge Comedy and Dance Night is putting the fun in fundraising.
This April, ladies and gentlemen will be strapping on their dancing shoes, warming up their singing voices and flexing their funny bones for an evening of charitable entertainment.
On April 28 at the Clarion Hotel (900 Pembroke St. E), Pembroke will be dancing and laughing the night away at the Cutting Edge Comedy and Dance Night.
The event is aimed at raising funds for the Pembroke Regional Hospital Foundation’s (PRH) Cutting Edge Campaign, supporting orthopaedics and the reconstruction of the in-patient surgical suites.
“This event is to support the PRH Foundation’s Cutting Edge Campaign that is working to support the Orthopaedic Program and upgrade our Surgical Floor which is circa the 1950s. So we now have these beautiful new surgical rooms where they’re doing the surgeries, but the recovery rooms themselves – where patients go after their surgeries – still need to be developed,” said Sarah Neadow, fundraising and development assistant with the PRH Foundation.
With doors opening at 7 p.m., the event will warm up with a serving of jokes from two up-and-coming comedians before launching into the headlining act – Ottawa-based Yuk Yuks comedian Scott Falconbridge.
After tickling guests’ funny bones with a serving of comedy, local musicians Matt Gagne and Ben Rutz will put on a live show of classic rock and Top 40 country hits while party-goers will be invited to swing and jive on the dance floor.
“It’s all about combining laughs with dancing and some great music all in support of a wonderful cause,” said Marianne Minns, event committee…
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