Oswego Lions Club To Present 19th Annual Comedy Night

OSWEGO – The Oswego Lions Club will present “Roar with Laughter” staring headliner Dan Viola and Vinnie Paulino on January 22 at Alex’s On the Water, 26 E. First St. Doors will open at 6:30 p.m., show begins at 8 p.m.

Dan Viola
Dan Viola

“We continue a Lions Club tradition once again this year with a great night of laughs,” said John Deary, Oswego Lions Club president. “This event has always been a popular fundraiser and we anticipate that this will be another great one.”

The event is a major fundraiser for the local service organization.

This fundraiser helps to support ongoing programs and services throughout the Oswego community for the visually and hearing impaired.

Proceeds from past fundraising events have helped to support the Bookmobile,  the Children’s Museum of Oswego, Oswego Hospice Rainbow of Hope, Oswego Salvation Army, “H” and Mary Dowd $2,000 annual scholarship fund, Friends of Camp Hollis, the Oswego Library capital campaign, the Golisano Children’s Hospital, the United  Way Stone Soup food pantry and Stuff-a-Bus, There is no Magic in Drugs (which is a drug awareness program for all the elementary schools) and the Oswego Little League,  just to mention a few.

Vinnie Paulino
Vinnie Paulino

“The performances of Viola and Paulino promise to bring the crowd a full night of laughs,” said Michelle Higgins, chairperson of the event.

Tickets can be purchased prior to the show at Cakes Galore and More for $12.

Anyone interested in purchasing tickets or looking for more information about the show can also contact Higgins at 532-1371, or visit the Lions Club Facebook page at www.facebook.com/oswegolionsclub.

“Last year we had a sellout crowd. So get your tickets early,” Deary said.