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Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s 8th Annual Comedy Night

  • Seminole Casino Coconut Creek 5550 Northwest 40th Street Coconut Creek, FL, 33073 United States (map)

The Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation is proud to announce that South Florida’s multi-award-winning entrepreneur Durée Ross will serve as honoree during its highly anticipated Comedy Night fundraising event.

The annual, sell-out event will take place on Oct. 19, 2017 at the Seminole Casino Coconut Creek, 5550 NW 40th St., Coconut Creek. It will include top entertainers raising smiles and funds toward finding a cure for the painful and debilitating digestive diseases affecting more than 1.6 million children and adults across the U.S.

Show doors open at 6 p.m. VIP tickets are available for purchase beginning July 1, with general admission tickets available beginning Sept. 1 by visiting http://comedynightcrohnscolitisfoundation.weebly.com. Funds raised from this event will support the Crohn’s & Colitis Foundation’s ongoing efforts toward finding a cure for digestive diseases and improving the lives of the children and adults suffering from them. For more information, or to sponsor this event, contact Jennifer McCorvey at (561) 218-2929 or jmccorvey@crohnscolitisfoundation.org.

About Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis

Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis are painful, medically incurable illnesses that attack the digestive system. Many patients require hospitalization and surgery. Some 1.6 million American adults and children suffer from Crohn's disease or ulcerative colitis, with as many as 150,000 under the age of 18.  

About the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation

For the past five decades, the Crohn's & Colitis Foundation has been at the forefront of research in Crohn's disease and ulcerative colitis, also known as inflammatory bowel diseases (IBD). The Foundation funds cutting-edge studies at major medical institutions, nurtures investigators at the early stages of their careers, and finances underdeveloped areas of research. Beyond research, the Foundation collaborates with healthcare providers to improve IBD quality of care, as well as educating, supporting, and empowering patients and their caregivers through patient-centric education and advocacy programs.