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At LOLTC, Comedy + Kids = Fundraising Success!

Posted On: 10/15/2012

Categories: Fundraising

More than 500 Gillette families, staff and supporters enjoyed an evening of live comedy entertainment last Saturday at Laugh Out Loud Twin Cities (LOLTC).  The first-of-its-kind event featured interactive games, a children’s art showcase, a live auction, and even a surprise Flash Mob dance routine.

Dr. Marcie Ward, Gillette physician, with Martin Short.

Dr. Marcie Ward, Gillette physician, with Martin Short.

As emcee, WCCO’s Mark Rosen kept crowds energized throughout the evening, which culminated in a live performance by actor and comedian Martin Short.  We’re thrilled to announce that LOLTC raised more than $250,000 for Gillette!  Many thanks to all who attended – and to our generous corporate sponsors – for making LOLTC a smashing success!

Morgan Pitzen, a Gillette patient, displayed her artwork for Becky Holst, Children’s Miracle Network associate at Gillette.

Morgan Pitzen, a Gillette patient, displayed her artwork for Becky Holst, Children’s Miracle Network associate at Gillette.

Guests of corporate sponsor Larkin Hoffman with Martin Short.

Guests of corporate sponsor Larkin Hoffman with Martin Short.