"Stand Up for Cancer Survivors" Will Feature Comedians from Ventura Harbor Comedy Club

Thousand Oaks, CA, September 18, 2009 --(PR.com)-- Stand Up for Cancer Survivors: A Comedy FUNdraiser for The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura will be held Thursday, October 8 at 7:15pm at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza’s Scherr Forum. The evening will feature standup comics Randy Lubas, Jack Mayberry, and John Di Crosta, all courtesy of Ventura Harbor Comedy Club. Tickets are $24 - $34 at the Thousand Oaks Civic Arts Plaza, or ticketmaster.com or $20 -$30 at The Wellness Community, 530 Hampshire Rd., Westlake Village. Call 805-379-4777 for more information. Proceeds will benefit local cancer support programs. Adults only, please.

Founded in 1982, The Wellness Community is an international non-profit organization dedicated to providing free support, education and hope to people with cancer and their loved ones at over 100 locations worldwide including 24 U.S.-based and 2 international centers with 73 satellite and off-site programs. Through participation in professionally-led support groups, educational workshops, nutrition and exercise programs, and stress-reduction classes, people affected by cancer learn vital skills that enable them to regain control, reduce isolation and restore hope regardless of the stage of their disease.

As a local chapter, The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura serves over 3,000 community members affected by cancer each year. For more information, to volunteer or to make a donation, please visit www.TwcVv.org or call 805-379-4777. Give hope to a child affected by cancer: Text COMMUNITY to 90999 to donate $5 to programs for children. Standard text messaging rates apply. For full terms visit mgive.com/a.

The Wellness Community Valley/Ventura
Grace Kennedy