Join us April 22nd for United Way Alliance's
Second Annual Signature Event
Laugh United: A night of cocktails and comedy will once again bring the community together to celebrate the 2016-2017 United Way campaign and raise awareness of the work that United Way and its partners are doing in the community.
DREW HASTINGS~Comedian. Farmer. Mayor.
A veteran comedian & storyteller for more than twenty-five years, Drew is known as an edgy, intelligent performer in venues across America. His commanding onstage presence puts forth material that is both hilarious and self-deprecating, including observations of the human condition and the declining state of American society. Drew’s comedy specials, late-night tv appearances, and his status as an all-time favorite on the syndicated Bob & Tom radio show have given him a wide following.
Oddly enough, Drew has gained an entirely new audience with farmers and the agriculture community since he recently took up farming and now also does numerous family-friendly shows annually – proving how versatile he can be.
Elected in 2012, Drew gave this simple reason for running: “I think this Country is going to Hell in a hand basket – I’m not sure we even make our own handbaskets here anymore.” I can’t do anything about the whole U.S. but I can do something about the one place I live.” He won in a landslide, has turned the city around financially and works hard on small-city issues.
Drew won his 2nd term by a wide margin. As Mayor, he’s outspoken, politically incorrect, and passionate about economic development.
In 2006, Drew Hastings left Hollywood after 13 years there. Wanting to jumpstart his creativity and go somewhere completely foreign to him, he opted to go rural and try his hand at farming. At age 50.
When asked if it was culture shock moving from Los Angeles to rural Ohio, Drew replied, “You assume that there’s actually culture in L.A?”DREW HASTINGS~Comedian. Farmer. Mayor.
TICKETS are available now by going to EventBrite.com
General Admission: $35
VIP ticket holders will receive priority seating, a meet and greet with Drew Hastings, complimentary drink tickets and heavy hors d'oeuvres.
Tickets will also be available at United Way ~ 935 Market St., Parkersburg, WV 26101