We just received word about a great comedy show tomorrow night that serves as a benefit for the Indianapolis Veterans Hospital.
In cooperation with the Indianapolis Veterans Hospital, local stand-up comedians will present a stand-up comedy show at the Domicilliary, in the Triangle Building in the multi purpose rom at 25 N. Penn. in Indpls this Saturday, Feb. 21st at 7:00 PM.
About 40 homeless veterans are housed in the facility and are being helped in many ways to get back on their feet, according to psychologist Laura Otis-Jones, who heads up the program. (Call her at (317) 988-1651 to learn more about the program).
The comedians set to present their act in a 45-minute program are Jim Lanctot, Army veteran, Carl Kakasuleff, former Army reservist and Daniel Paul Majors of Terre Haute, a veteran of the first Gulf War and currently serving in the Indiana Air National Guard. All appear at Open Mike at Crackers in Broad Ripple and other venues.
Comedians Lanctot, Kakasuleff, along with Otto the Comic will also present a second show for patients of the VA on St. Patricks Day, March 17th as part of a festivities, starting at 11:30 A.M. That show is the Day Room, 8th floor on the VA Hospital, 1481 W. 10th Street. Lisa Sisson of Volunteer Services has more info on the event. Her number is 317-988-2734.
The comedians, including others, previously presented a show for troops and their families at Camp Atterbury, on October 23rd that was sponsored by the USO.