Elks Comedy Night fundraiser generates a lot of laughs — and money

Thursday, December 2, 2010
By Transcript Staff

On November 12th, 175 Elks members and guests filled the hall at the Winthrop Elks Lodge for a Night of Comedy, staring comedians Jim Lauletta, John David, Joey Carroll, Greg Howell and Jacob Simon.

The evening included special guest singer Lin Darcy, Erik Darcy as the master of ceremonies and Walter and Christine Egan who provided sound support and music.  Attendees enjoyed a night of laughter and donated to silent auctions and raffles.  Through their generosity, over $6,800 was raised to benefit the Winthrop Lodge Charities in the Community both directly and through the Elks National Foundation.

Special thanks go out to the many sponsors who generously contributed to the successful fundraiser; Active Pest Control, Alia’s Ristorante, Andiamos Hair Salon, August Brothers Oil, Beacon Photography, Boston Park Plaza Hotel, Café Delite, Café Rossetti’s, Winthrop Center Café, Charles Street Chiropractic, Christopher’s Flowers, Colonnade Hotel, Coonamessett Inn, Daniel Webster Inn, Deme tri Brothers Liquors, D’Parma’s Ristorante, Entertainment Cruises, Eyes On You Salon, Hotel Marlowe, Kasbah Restaurant, Kelley’s Square Pub, La Siesta Restaurant, Luna Boutique & Moonstruck Café, Magee’s Corner Liquors, Mary Kay Products from Stephanie, Winthrop Meat Market, Nine Zero Hotel, Olie Designs, Omni Hotels, Onyx Hotel, Paesan’s Restaurant, Sain Visage, Salon Luxo, Service Glass Company, Skin For All Seasons, Studio 786 Spa, Surf Cleaners, Swetts Liquors, Thompson’s Liquors, Tokyo Hair & Nail, Twin Bakery, Westin Copley Hotel, Winston’s Flowers, Winthrop Marketplace, Woodside Ace Hardware, Woodside Ace Hardware and Woody’s Liquors.

An evening of this magnitude, takes time and effort and special thanks to the many Elks Volunteers; Ron & Pamela Milton, Maria Rosati, Patti Brugman, Irene DiGiovanni, Walter and Christine Egan, Keith and Debbie Fudge, Terry Glass, Kathy Haskell, Elaine Kelleher, Liz Kellner,  Brenda and Dean Kowalczuk, Fran Minichello, and ALL the officers!

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