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April 16, 2021

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The Stars of Tweed Shire Comedy Club and Mandy Nolan getting funny for cancer. Photo supplied.

Nothing is going to make you feel better than a good giggle, and giggling for a good cause to make people feel better is a win-win.

Tweed Shire will be holding their first comedy fundraising evening for the Cancer Council, hosted by the legendary comedian, Mandy Nolan, to raise funds for cancer research and support services.

The Stars of Tweed Shire Comedy Club is where local legends, everyday heroes and influential people of the community have been mentored by Mandy to learn the art of comedy and fundraise along their comedic journey before presenting a final performance to a crowd.

Funds raised from Stars of Tweed Shire will fund world-class cancer research, prevention programs, advocacy, and support services to help those affected by cancer at every point in their journey.

The brave new comedians stepping up to the challenge for 2019 are Andrew Kirby, Sean McKeown, Sharon Styman, Inari Phillips, Jayne Henry, Angus Holliday, Garrett Biesler, Kalindi Head, Adam Stone, Marinella and Dean Goodman.

The event is on this Thursday June 20, from 6pm at Babalou in Kingscliff. Tickets are $30 and include nibbles and drink on arrival

Tickets available at: https://www.123tix.com.au/events/4269/stars-of-tweed-shire-comedy-club

To get involved, or donate to a Comedian head to the Everyday Hero website.


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