On July 18, 2008, the Power of Pain Foundation is hosting the second annual charity benefit at Wiseacres Comedy Club in Tyson’s Corner from 6-10pm. Tickets are on sale now. The event is “Comic Pain Relief 08 – Virginia” and proceeds from the event go to help raise awareness, patient supports and educate patients, caretakers, healthcare professionals and the public about RSD and other chronic pain conditions. The comedians include Big Al (Allan Goodwin), Jasper Reed from comedy central and Virginia native Marby Ingle. Marby also serves as a board member for the foundation. The ticket price includes dinner, silent auction and the show. Tickets are $75 ($25 is tax deductable).
In conjunction with the comedy show, there will be a free public awareness event for patients and caretakers earlier in the day (10am to noon).
For show tickets and more information on the events, the foundation or RSD go to www.powerofpain.org . Donations are is 100 % tax deductible. They are also looking for donations for the silent auction and event sponsors for Comic Pain Relief.
Ken Taylor, Treasurer
Power of Pain Foundation, .
38556 N. Dave Street, ,
www.powerofpain.org, FIN# 65-1298571
Comic Pain Relief 08- is going to be held on December 4th, 2008 in Tempe AZ.
Faces of Motivation~ is looking to add pictures for the 2008 video pre-event presentations.
McDowell Pain Advocacy Award~ We will be presenting this to a chronic pain advocate at Comic Pain Relief 08. We are now taking nominations. For more details go to www.powerofpain.org