“Many people know the Gainesville area is home to a wide variety of cultural activities and communities but few know about its strong and growing comedy scene. Moreover, I would like to encourage more women to get into what is a male dominated profession. In a way, it mirrors what I am trying to do -- we need more women in Congress and we need more women in comedy,” says Wheeler.
Tickets can be purchased online (https://secure.actblue.com/
What: Funny Girls Comedy Night Fundraiser
Where: Bar 1982 (18 and up), 1909 W. University Avenue, Gainesville
When:Wednesday, July 9, 7:00 pm
Marihelen Wheeler is a Democratic candidate for the US House of Representatives from Florida's third Congressional District. She is a long time teacher and human rights/environmental activist. She lives in Gainesville with her husband, Dr. Paul Wheeler.