Topic: Barb Neligan
Clarksville, TN – The fourth Comedy on the Cumberland was held on Monday December 22nd in the Riverview Inn Ballroom. The comedy show featured Hank Bonecutter, Brian Bates, Barb Neligan, and Henry Cho in a benefit for the Downtown Kiwanis Club, and their children’s charities. Henry Cho’s father was the President of the Kiwanis Club in Knoxville and so this benefit had a personal connection to him.
“This show is for the Kiwanians who do so much for our kids, and We appreciate your support. Certainly they money we raise here is for the Kiwanis Club and all that they do for kids here in the community. It is just awesome. ” said benefit organizer Hank Bonecutter. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The Clarksville Kiwanis Clubs gathered together on December 7th 2010 to bring the joy of Christmas into the hearts of 216 children from the Headstart program and various area child care centers. The annual Children’s Christmas Party is a partnership between the Hilldale and Downtown Kiwanis Clubs, and was organized and chaired by Andrew Hale, and Matt Dyce.
It all kicked off on Monday when roughly 50 people gathered at First Baptist Church to wrap over $7,000 in toys purchased from area Walmarts. The Walmart Corporation gave the Kiwanis Club a generous discount as a donation to the program. The Toy’s included Disney Princess Dolls, Hasbro’s Littlest Petshop dolls, children’s books, Nerf Weather Blitz All-Conditions Footballs, Fisher-Price Dora the Explorer Mega Tunes Guitars, winter hats and gloves, Tonka Lights & Sound – Rescue Force trucks and helicopters, and Road rippers – Street Screamers cars.
The wrapping of the gifts for the Kiwanis Club Children's Christmas Party
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Clarksville, TN – Comedy on the Cumberland is once again coming to Clarksville on December 20th at 7:00pm. The Comedy event is being held to benefit the Downtown Kiwanis Club, and their children’s programs.
Originally scheduled for December 15th the show has been rescheduled due to the hazardous weather forecast. Tickets are still available, and for those who can’t make it on the new date, refunds are available at the point of purchase. «Read the rest of this article»
Clarksville, TN – The next Comedy on the Cumberland show is set for Wednesday, December 15th at 7:00pm in the Riverview Inn Ballroom. The show will feature the very funny Henry Cho, “I’m an Asian with a Southern accent. To a lot of people, that right there is funny.” According to Comedy on the Cumberland Founder Hank Bonecutter, “Henry Cho is one of the most popular stand up comedians in the country, we are fortunate to have Brian Bates and Barb Neligan returning to share the stage with him for the evening.” «Read the rest of this article»
Hank Bonecutter with Denise Skidmore from Project F.U.E.L.
In a gala event at the Roxy Regional Theatre local Radio Station owner and Comedian Hank Bonecutter’s dream of using his love of comedy to enact community change came true. The first Comedy on the Cumberland raised approximately $6,000 of which the proceeds went to benefit Project F.U.E.L.
Project F.U.E.L. feeds hungry children in the Clarksville/Montgomery County school system. “Over twelve hundred school children leave school on Friday, and don’t have a solid meal again until they return to school on Monday”, said Bonecutter, “This is embarrassing and unacceptable”. The life’s mission of Denise Skidmore, who was led to this effort by her Christian faith. “I was searching for a purpose in my life, wondering what would be my footprint if I were to die today” she said, “I want to feed every child I can. I won’t stop until they are all taken care of”.
The success of this show has already created quite a buzz among Nashville comedians. With comedians contacting Bonecutter to see how they can get to Clarksville to be part of future Comedy on the Cumberland shows.
John McDonald and Tom Thayer from the Roxy Regional Theatre graciously provided the use of their luxurious theatre as the venue for this charity benefit.
F&M bank and Wendy’s of Clarksville provided the financial backing for the event, with Clarksville Online, Discover Clarksville, Ad One, Clarksville’s Best Buys along with CDE Lightband providing promotion for the event. “All of our partners jumped on this opportunity to help Project F.U.E.L without hesitation”, said Bonecutter, “We couldn’t have done it without them”. «Read the rest of this article»
On Tuesday April 13, at 7p.m. the Roxy Regional Theatre will host some of Nashville’s funniest comedians who will perform as part of “Comedy on the Cumberland,” a benefit for Project F.U.E.L. The show is the brainchild of Hank Bonecutter, host of WJZM’s The Bone Show, and a local comedian.
Comedy on the Cumberland will bring awareness to and raise money for a program that feeds hungry children in the Clarksville/Montgomery County school system. “Over twelve hundred school children leave school on Friday, and don’t have a solid meal again until they return to school on Monday”, said Bonecutter, “This is embarrassing and unacceptable”.
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