Comedy Night to benefit dog park

Vernon. D.O.G.S. plan Comedy Night fundraiser on Saturday, Sept. 28 to benefit Vernon Dog Park.

19 Sep 2019 | 02:55

    The first ever Comedy Night Fundraiser to support Vernon Dog Park will be held on Saturday, Sept. 28, at the Vernon VFW.

    Doors open at 8 p.m.and comedy begins at 9 p.m.

    Attendees can enjoy a night of laughter, drinks, and food featuring three professional comics. Peter Sasso, the headliner, has appeared on Comedy Central and was a cruise ship entertainer of the year 15 years in a row. Chips Cooney was a finalist on America’s Got Talent. And Missy Allan has pilots with SpikeTV and Lifetime.

    There will be a cash bar, and light appetizers will be provided for free, thanks in part to donations by The Market Place Deli in Highland Lakes and ACME Markets. There will also be a 50/50 raffle.

    People interested in attending are strongly encouraged to purchase tickets ahead of time as seats are limited.

    Tickets are $35 in advance and $40 at the door. They can be purchased directly at or via the park’s website

    All proceeds benefit Vernon Dog Park, which provides a safe, healthy place for the 5,000+ local dogs to get proper exercise and socialization.