Monday, June 30, 2008

Comedy night coming up

NEW HAVEN —The Greater New Haven Leadership Center at the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce will hold its Fifth Annual Comedy Night at 6:30 p.m. July 16 at Amarante’s Sea Cliff, 62 Cove St. The event is aimed at raising money to provide scholarships for participants from the not-for-profit sector to participate in Greater New Haven Leadership Center programs. Event sponsors include United Illuminating Co. and People’s United Bank.
The event will feature News Channel 8 reporter Kent Pierce as guest MC, and will star nationally known comics Stu Trivax and Johnny Pizzi.
The event will include complimentary hors d’oeuvres, a raffle and silent auction. News Channel 8 reporter Kent Pierce is guest emcee and nationally known comics Stu Trivax and Johnny Pizzi will star. Tickets for the event are $30 each. To purchase tickets, call Executive Director Patti Scussel at 782-4314 or email pscussel@gnhcc.com.
Leadership Greater New Haven, a program of the Greater New Haven Chamber of Commerce, is a 10-month community leadership development program for professionals in corporate, government and not-for-profit sectors, the agency said in a statement. The mission of LGNH is to identify aspiring community leaders and support their growth through leadership training and community education. Now entering its 24th year, LGNH has 565 alumni. Executive Orientation is designed for senior-level executives from corporate, nonprofit and government organizations interested in understanding relevant issues, concerns, politics and dynamics of the region they live and work in, the statement said. Now entering its 12th year, the Executive Orientation program has 135 alumni. Both programs will be offered again this fall. To learn more about the programs of the Greater New Haven Leadership Center, call Scussel at the above number.

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