FOX KIDS' CLUB
Ben Ulin supports local and national charitable organizations by offering his talents as either a host or entertainment.
On October 10th, eight comedians took the stage in Cedar Falls, Ia to help raise money for victims of Hurricane Katrina. Over 600 people attended. The event was a tremendous succes raising over $20,000. All proceeds will go to the Red Cross.
The benefit was held at the Park Place Event Centre. Local media, including the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier and KCRR Radio promoted the benefit at no cost to the organizers.
Talent will include; Tim Cavanaugh, Toby Kidd, Ed Voss, Dwayne Clark, Jack Willhite, ventriloquist Gary Wick, and comedy magician Ben Ulin.
The event also featured magicians, Erik Anderson, and Bret Parkhill who strolled through the audience and performed close-up magic.
The event was in conjunction with the New York City Underground Comedy Festival.
As a host on the Children's Miracle Network Telethon televised live from Iowa City, Ben interviewed children and families, made donation appeals, and did magic shows for patients. A quote from the producer:
"I was impressed with the interviews and phone appeals. Your magic shows made it even more special. You truly are a most gifted and talented performer. You were a great addition to our team this year!"
Jane Champion - Producer CMNT
Asked to donate a performance for the staff and volunteers of the Easter Seals Organization, here is a quote from the coordinator:
"Your mix of comedy and magic was perfect and was a wonderful change of pace for our organization's annual gathering - exactly the goal we had in mind! I received many positive comments from people."
Denise Rockwell - Communications Specialist - Easter Seals
Ben performed and helped promote the FIRST ANNUAL BLIMPIE SUBS & SALADS STATEWIDE CHARITY GOLF EVENT to benefit Prevent Child Abuse Iowa. A quote from the coordinator:
"Your performance was outstanding. Your comedy, magic, illusions, and antics created the excitement and attention needed to help us raise money during this Charity Golf Event. So many of the attendees approached me with great comments about this being a really fun event."
CeCe Zenti - Zenti Communications - Public Relations