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Saturday, Apr. 30, 2016

Tickle your funny bone evening

Thursday, April 12, 2007

T.C. Hatter & Carcianne, a unique comedy duo from Wisconsin, perform in Marcus on April 20. Photo submitted
The Marc-Ettes, a non-profit Marcus organization, does much to promote and aid community activities such as the Easter egg hunt for children and the MMC after-prom party. To aid them in financing many of these projects, the group is holding a unique fund-raiser on Friday night, April 20 at the community center at 8 p.m.

The Marc-Ettes are sponsoring a comedy shot with T.C. Hatter & Carcianne, a unique comedy duo from Wisconsin who has been performing across the country since 1981. Their act consists of a mixture of juggling. magic, music and pantomime as they deliver their humorous stories. Each performance is different as they seek help from the audience which may vary well put these local folks in embarrassing situations.

The doors will open at 7:30 p.m. with the show to begin at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $8 each and may be purchase from Laura Letsche at 376-2169 or from any of the Marc-Ette members. Tickets wall be available at the door for $10 each.

In addition to the Easter egg party and after-prom party, the Marc-Ettes also do needy family project, they purchase food and gifts for Thanksgiving and Easter for needy families that have been suggested from local churches, they sponsor a Christmas light tour for senior citizens and have a program at Heartland Nursing Home for all senior citizens in the community, purchase books for the Marcus Public Library and give a book to the library in the name of a new-born baby of one of it's members, assist public needs such as purchasing pots and pans for the senior citizen building, provided money for Bingo at the nursing home, high-chairs for the community center, donate to the local fire department, community center, recreations center at city park, sponsor an MMC High School scholarship annually as well as spear head the Festival of Trees, donate numerous baked goods to fund-raisers, assist to maintain play equipment at the city park and assist planting of flowers around the park, sponsor a city-wide garage sale, craft sale, support Girl Scouts financially and much more.

The group meets on the second Tuesday of the month at 7 p.m. at the Farmer's State Bank Community room. Members range between the ages of 18-45 can come from Cleghorn and Meriden as well as Marcus. They are always welcoming new members and find it is a great way to get to know people in a community. If anyone would like to inquire further abut joining, call Kristi Ames at 376-2114 or Laura Letsche at 376-2169.

For an evening of fun, mark Friday, April 20 and come on out to the Marcus Community Center.

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