Special Kids Special Families invites the public to attend their 6th Annual Night of Comedy signature fundraising event at the Hotel Elegante (**see below for special hotel rate info.) on on Saturday, October 28th from 6-9pm. Join the fun and enjoy the hilarious comedy act of nationally known comedian, John Crist. Social hour 6-7pm with music, amazing silent auction packages, sit down dinner including complimentary tickets for wine/beer, cash bar, performance by Zach’s Place youth and LIVE comedy show. Guests must pre-register.
The event will raise funds for Zach’s Place at the Laurie Hillyard Family Center, SKSF’s founding program. Zach’s Place is one of only two licensed facilities in the state of Colorado with the focus and training to provide both respite and day care for children with intellectual, physical and emotional disabilities.
FEATURED COMEDIAN – JOHN CRIST: With over 100 million video views, comedian and viral sensation John Crist is the next big thing in standup comedy. Crist has solidified his comedic prowess with over 200 live shows a year, highlighted by recent television appearances on Live at Gotham and Laughs on Fox. Seven years in, Crist has shared the stage with some of the best in the business, including Dave Chappelle, Jeff Foxworthy, Tim Hawkins, Seth Meyers, Trevor Noah, Dana Carvey, Adam Carolla, Chris D’Elia, Anjelah Johnson and Louie Anderson. He is so likable and his stand-up is top notch. Tim Hawkins, who Crist has performed with over 100 times says, “This guy ain’t no opener. John Crist is the real deal.” Read more…
Jon Karroll started with KRDO’s NewsChannel 13 in September of 1993 as the main evening news anchor. He now co-anchors “Good Morning Colorado” and NewsChannel 13 at Noon and once again Emcee our Night of Comedy event!
Jon states, “I’ve certainly enjoyed many highlights in my broadcasting career here….By far my most rewarding experience comes from the many community events with which I’m involved. Whether its acting as emcee for a fundraiser or awards banquet, playing in a charity golf tournament, judging a parade or simply reading to children, its always a joy to get out in the community and meet our viewers.” Read more…
FEATURED SILENT AUCTION ITEMS
Frosch Travel (5 night CLUB MED vacation – all inclusive resort – at one of the following: Club Med Ixtapa Pacific/Mexico, Club Med Punta Cana/Dominican Republic, Club Med Cancun Yucatan/Mexico, or Club Med Sandpiper Bay/Florida)
Avenue Hotel Bed & Breakfast (1 night stay & couples massage)
Cheyenne Mountain Resort (golf foursome)
Hyatt Colorado Springs (3 night stay)
If you would like to make a donation to the Night of Comedy Silent Auction, please contact our Events Coordinator, Regina Wiggett at 719-351-5461 or call SKSF offices at 719-447-8983 or email us at: firstname.lastname@example.org. Thank you.
SPECIAL HOTEL RATE INFORMATION: Interested in staying overnight at the Hotel Elegante (2886 S. Circle Drive, CO Springs)? Hotel Elegante is offering a $99 special overnight stay for those interested. Call 719-576-5900 and mention Special Kids Special Families Night of Comedy when reserving your room.