Pittsburgh Comedians Coming to Jefferson County

May 7, 2018 | News


Pittsburgh-based Slapstick Production Comedians is coming to Jefferson County for the first time Friday, May 11, 2018.  They will be performing at St. Florian Hall in Wintersville to help raise money to respond to the growing need for immediate access to mental health, addiction and housing services provided by Coleman Professional Services in Jefferson County.

Three comedians will perform that evening.  David Kaye, who has appeared on Comedy Central, Terry Jones, a comic impressionist and Eric Thompson, a comedy magician will provide the laughs.  The evening will begin at 6:00 pm when doors open, a light dinner and cash bar will be provided as will a gift basket auction and a 50/50 raffle.  The show starts at 7:00 pm.  Tickets are $35 each and are available by going online or by emailing Melissa Taylor at Melissa.taylor@colemanservices.org or calling Melissa at 740-996-7039.

Coleman’s mission of improving the lives of the people they serve, regardless of their ability to pay is serious business, but as laughter can be wonderful medicine, this evening of fun and fundraising is a great way to support Coleman’s mission in Jefferson County and have fun.  100% of the funds raised will stay in the local community.

Sponsors for the evening include Jefferson County Prevention and Recovery Board, “Rip Roarin’ Good Time” sponsor and A & B Pharmacy, Medical Express, Checker Transportation, Fort Steuben, Jefferson Security, Mosti Funeral Home, Mingo Pharmacy, Total Lawn Care and Voto Sales, all “Laugh Out Loud” sponsors.

Coleman Professional Services is a nationally recognized nonprofit provider of behavioral health and addiction recovery services. To achieve its mission, Coleman’s vision is to Foster Recovery by having immediate access to services, regardless of the ability to pay, to Build Independence by providing safe, decent housing for homeless persons and to Change Destinies, by offering employment services to its clients.  Coleman has two locations:  3200 Johnson Road and 740 North Sixth Avenue, both in Steubenville.  To access services, please call 740-996-7100.  The 24 hour crisis line is 740-996-7127.