Laugh for a Great Cause at Night of Comedy Event to Support Local Non-Profit and Children with Disabilities

Laughing and humor is infectious and when shared, binds people together and increases joy and intimacy especially when it’s for a good cause!  As Presenting Sponsor and continued supporter of local non-profit Special Kids Special Families (SKSF), Peoples Bank invites you to the 5th Annual Night of Comedy signature event to help raise funds for Zach’s Place at the Laurie Hillyard Family Center, SKSF’s founding program.  Zach’s Place is one of only two licensed, day-care providers in the state of Colorado with the focus and training to provide both respite and day care for children with intellectual, physical and emotional disabilities.

This year’s comedian, Mike Toomey, is a popular national touring comedian and has appeared in concert with such names as Wayne Newton, Crosby, Stills & Nash, and Reba McIntyre. He has performed on numerous television programs including HBO’s US Comedy Arts Festival, MTV’s Half Hour Comedy Hour, and A&E’s Comedy on the Road.  The Chicago Tribune calls Mike, “One of the funniest and most talented performers to ever work in Chicago.” 

  • Event:  5th Annual Night of Comedy
  • 6pm – 9pm; Saturday, October 1st, 2016
  • Doubletree by Hilton – 1775 E. Cheyenne Mountain Blvd., Colorado Springs, CO 80906
  • Admission $50; $80 for two; Dinner with wine/beer included
  • Silent auction with fantastic prize packages
  • Performance by Zach’s Place Kids
  • Register online at or by calling 719/447-8983

“Mike Toomey has a sharp delivery and quick wit and is the perfect comedian for our event.” said event committee chair, Karen Bennett. “The folks in Colorado Springs will definitely enjoy his humor and also feel great knowing they are helping a wonderful organization like Zach’s Place”.  Don’t miss this wonderful evening of uncontrollable laughs!

Abby Acone of KRDO NewsChannel 13 will host this year’s event as Master of Ceremonies.  Media sponsors include ABC’s KRDO NewsChannel 13, Colorado Springs Gazette along with NuStar Energy, RPS Healthcare, Koscove Metal and many others.  Sponsorships are still available with information online

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