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Posted on 08/20/2012

"Laughs for Literacy" Presented by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Benefit the Russell Life Skills & Reading Foundation to Take Place on September 8


The Swamp Bar & Lounge and Improv Comedy Club at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Host Charity Event


Join former Miami Dolphins Linebacker Twan Russell and former professional athletes for a night filled with fun, friends and laughter. Sponsored by the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel& Casino Hollywood, the event will benefit the Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation. The evening's events will consist of a reception and silent auction at The Swamp Bar & Lounge and a dinner and comedy show by comedian Brett Kreisher at Improv Comedy Club.


The Russell Life Skills and Reading Foundation (RLSARF) is a non-profit organization committed to fighting illiteracy among high-risk youth through its mission of "Opening Books to Open Doors." RLSARF provides certified teachers to assess and to instruct using proven methods such as phonics, word recognition, comprehension and other interactive reading material to break the cycle of multi-generational illiteracy and cultivate a love for reading and a passion for learning. RLSARF centers are established in 12 locations across Broward and Miami-Dade Counties and primarily serve minority, economically disadvantaged children. 


WHEN:             Saturday, September 8, 2012

                        5:30 p.m.          Reception and Silent Auction

                        7 p.m.               Dinner, Drinks & Comedy Show


WHERE:           Reception: The Swamp Bar & Lounge

                        Dinner & Comedy Show: Improv Comedy Club

                        Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

                        1 Seminole Way

                        Hollywood, FL 33314


WHO:               Presented by Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino – Hollywood, Metro PCS, The Swamp Bar & Lounge, Ft. Lauderdale Improv Comedy Club, Publix, Envision Web Development and The Wasie Foundation.


COST:              $100 pre-sale / $125 at the door.

                        Includes reception, three course dinner, drinks & show

                        Purchase tickets at or call 954-981-5653


INFO:               For further information, please email