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Night of Comedy

First Name Denea
Last Name Parker
E-mail deneaparker@gmail.com
Club Name Kinette Club of Lethbridge
District # 4
Number of Members 10 or less
Community Size Medium-sized community (20,000-100,000)
Community Type Urban
Project Name Night of Comedy
Type of Project (check all that apply) Ticketed event (Gala, Princess Ball, Comedy Fest, Lip Sync Battle, Trivia Night etc.)
If other, please describe
Was this project a fundraiser? Yes
Description of project The evening will include:

- Live comedy by 2 Nationally acclaimed, televised and CBC and Sirius Radio featured performers - Erica Sigurdson and Ken Valgardson (Callback Corporate Entertainment)
- A delicious Italian appetizer buffet dinner (arancini, gnocchi carbonara, braised beef ribs, meatballs, homemade assorted pizza, vegetable shooter with red pepper hummus, Italian desserts)
- Family style appetizers served between performances (fresh baked breads and bruschettas)
- Silent auction
- 50/50 draw
- Door prizes
- Cash bar with great drink prices

Eat till your heartís content, laugh till you cry and help make a difference in our community.

For more information about this exciting event please contact:

Denea Parker
Service Director/Event Chair
Kinette Club of Lethbridge
Service Hours 51-100
Did you leverage this project as a way to recruit new members? No
If you answered yes to the question above, please explain:
How was this project promoted in your community? Marketing included social media, radio coverage (radio provided high level sponsorship), word of mouth
What were some challenges you faced with this project, and how could your project be improved? Cost of entertainers
It was the first year so identifying the best promotion strategies was challenging
What was the approximate budget for this project? $5,000-$10,000
If the project was a fundraiser, what were the sources of revenue for this project? 50/50 proceeds
Bar revenue
Ticket sale proceeds
If this was a fundraiser, how much money was raised (minus expenses)? $1,000-$5000
What were the expenses for this project? Entertainment, food, venue, bar
Is there anything else you would like to share that would assist another club in duplicating this project in their community?