April Fool's Comedy Show

Posted By: Marty

April Fool's Comedy Show - 03/28/17 11:53 AM

It's time to laugh once again. It has been a year since our last comedy show, so this year we're stepping it up with an even bigger lineup of local performers! That's right! A bunch of bozos you know and hopefully love will be performing for you this Saturday, including:

BRAD REEDER (Comedy Central, Last Comic Standing)

Date: Saturday April 1st, 2017
Time: 7:30 P.M. - 9:00 P.M.
Place: Sandbar
Location: San Pedro, Ambergris Caye

It's going to be a great show for a great cause! Tickets are $25bz, and all ticket proceeds go to benefit the Hope Haven Childrens Home. Tickets will be available starting Wednesday at Sandbar, The Truck Stop, and Crazy Canucks. Tickets will likely sell out, so get yours as soon as you can!

See you Saturday!

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Posted By: Marty

Re: April Fool's Comedy Show - 04/05/17 07:03 PM

Comedy Show in the name of charity raises thousands of dollars

A comedy show held on April 1st raised over $11,000 for the construction of San Pedro’s first children’s home, Hope Haven. The event took place at the Sandbar Beachfront Hostel and Restaurant, and featured talented local comedians who kept a large crowd of supporters well entertained.

Throughout the show, patrons also took the opportunity to get their raffle tickets for shaving of Chung’s and Nook Restaurant’s Jeff Parker’s hair and beard. Yes, the two brave gentlemen had a yearlong effort of growing their hair and beard just for the occasion. Parker stated that the idea came up while socializing one night last year in March, after permission was granted to build the children’s home. “After much talk, Chung was challenged to grow his hair, while I agreed to grow my beard for a year and then raffle it for charity,” said Parker.

Organizers were thrilled to have raised $6,100 from the show. They were even more excited to receive a $5,000 donation from Parker, declaring that the funds would buy sheetrock to finish the walls of the building on Lions Street. However, Beth Clifford of Mahogany Bay Village stepped in and donated the entire 120 panels of sheetrock, ensuring that the funds would be used elsewhere.

Click here to read the rest of the article in the San Pedro Sun

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