Top Canadian comedians fight blindness on sight-saving stand up tour
Comic Vision, the side-splitting stand-up comedy fundraising tour, is back for another exciting year of laughter in support of the Foundation Fighting Blindness. This highly anticipated event will arrive in Vancouver on May 2, at the River Rock Casino Resort, and will feature some of the country’s top comedy talent. Last year, Comic Vision raised over $1 million for sight-saving research being conducted at hospitals and universities across Canada.
What: Comic Vision 2012
Where: River Rock Casino Resort, 8811 River Road, Richmond, BC
When: May 2, 2012 at 7:00 p.m.
Why: In support of sight-saving research and the Foundation Fighting Blindness
This hilarious evening will feature an acclaimed roster of stand-up comedians, including: Derek Edwards, Pete Zedlacher, Frank Spadone and Comic Vision co-founder, Meg Soper. Guests will also bid on amazing gifts in both a silent and live auction, enjoy complimentary hors d’oeuvres and participate in entertaining fundraising games.
Comic Vision happens in five cities across Canada: London (April 24), Oakville (April 25), Toronto (April 26), Vancouver (May 2), and Calgary (May 3). For more information about Comic Vision, and to purchase tickets, visit www.comicvision.ca or call 1.800.461.3331.
About the Foundation Fighting Blindness
The Foundation Fighting Blindness, Canada’s largest registered charity for sight saving research, has contributed over $20 million to cutting-edge research into the causes, treatments and cures for retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and related retinal eye diseases. Visit www.ffb.ca or call 1.800.461.3331 for the latest in vision research.