Cancer Center to Host Comedy Club Fundraiser

Inaugural comedy event to benefit cancer patients on the Northshore


(Covington, LA) Northshore residents are invited to laugh the night away at Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington’s fundraising event “The Comedy Club.” This knee-slapping evening featuring hilarious Los Angeles-based comedians will be Saturday, April 25 at 6:30 p.m. at the Tchefuncta Country Club.

Headlining the show will be the star of the hit TBS show “My Boys,” Jamie Kaler. Other comedians performing include Kimberly Condict, Andy Hilbrands and Metairie native Brian Palermo.

In addition to hilarious comedians performing, fundraiser attendees can expect a live auction, an art auction inspired by cancer patient stories, tasty cocktails and food catered by Dakota, Half Shell Oyster House, Pardos, Pyre and Tchefuncta Country Club with dessert bites by Popcorn Bistro. Tickets for The Comedy Club are $150 and all money raised will go to benefit cancer patients and their families at St. Tammany Cancer Center.

“The generosity and compassion for cancer patients in our community is always outstanding,” said Erica Kelt, director of development, Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington. “All dollars raised at this event will allow the Cancer Center to further extend its mission and serve cancer patients and their families in a much larger and impactful way.”

Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center in Covington provides state-of-the art radiation therapy and diagnostic imaging, along with vital support services to patients and families in the Northshore region. With highly experienced and compassionate physicians and team members, Mary Bird Perkins is a key provider within St. Tammany Cancer Center, which offers comprehensive, patient-focused cancer services.

For more information on The Comedy Club, visit For sponsorship opportunities or to donate auction items, please contact Erica Kelt at (985) 276-6808 or


About Mary Bird Perkins
Mary Bird Perkins Cancer Center is a regional cancer care organization that has been fighting cancer for almost 50 years. The cancer care organization provides care at nine centers in Baton Rouge, Covington, Hammond, Houma, Gonzales, Zachary and Natchez, Mississippi, and its service area encompasses southeast Louisiana and southwest Mississippi regions. For more information, please visit