Tickets to third annual $5 for the Fight Comedy Night on sale now


Mike Louis, Gina Walsh to be honored

Tickets are on sale now for the Third Annual “Dick Kellett $5 for the Fight Comedy Night,” Saturday, Feb. 24. This year’s event is cohosted by the Labor Tribune.

There are several area comedians lined up for the evening’s entertainment, including St. Louis native Johnny Kavanaugh.

The late Dick Kellett was a fierce fighter for the working men and women of Missouri. His legacy is honored through raising money to help union families that are facing tough times through the “$5 for the Fight” fund, donations to which are now tax deductible.

This year’s event will also honor Mike Louis, former president of the Missouri AFL-CIO, and former Missouri Senator Gina Walsh, deputy director of the International Association of Heat & Frost Insulators Union Labor Management and Cooperative Trust (LMCT).

This year’s event will take place Saturday, Feb. 24, at Communication Workers of America (CWA) Local 6300’s union hall, located at 2258 Grissom Dr., St. Louis Mo. 63146. Doors open at 6:30 p.m., with the laughs beginning at 7 p.m. Bring your own food and beverages. Beer and set-ups will be provided.

Individual tickets are available for a donation of $25 per person.  All proceeds will go directly to the “$5 for the Fight” fund.

To purchase tickets, make checks payable to “Five for the Fight” and write “Comedy Night” in the memo line.

Mail your tax deductible $25.00/ticket donation to: Larry Laughlin, president Insulators Local 1 Retirees Club, 1729 Forest Trace Dr., O Fallon, Mo. 63368.

For more information, contact Co-chair Larry Laughlin at 636-443-9180, or Co-chair  Mary K. Laughlin at 314-494-6027.


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