Charity, Cocktails & Comedy Event to Benefit Volunteer Guardian Program

The Volunteer Guardian Program, a collaboration of Jewish Family Service, will hold its first fundraiser May 4 at The Tangier’s Cabaret. “Charity, Cocktails and Comedy” will start at 5:30 p.m. and includes a night with comedians Shawn Boyd, Jill Smith, Jasymn Carter, Marlena Mann, Ryan Yex, Angelo and Ned Parks, and Jason Sokol from 1590 WAKR will emcee the event. 
General admission is $50 ($25 is tax deductible) and includes heavy appetizers, two drink tickets, networking opportunities and a clean comedy show. Tickets may be purchased by calling The Tangier at 330-376-7171 or online at or

Gold Sponsors: Summit County Executive Ilene Shapiro’s Job and Family Service, Gavin Scott Salon & Spa, Barbara Heinzerling, Attorney and Falls Village, Green Village & Northfield Village Skilled Nursing & Rehabilitation. Sponsorships are still being accepted and tickets included can be donated back to the program for fabulous volunteers to attend!  

To sponsor, call J.J. Mesko-Kimmich, Director of Volunteers at JFS, at 330-867-3388, x583 or email

Raffle tickets will be sold that night for $5 for one ticket and $10 for three tickets.  Prizes include a Diamond Journey Pendant donated by Sam’s Emporium, Six Month Free Family Membership donated by The Shaw JCC, Overnight Accommodations/Breakfast donated by The Holiday Inn Akron West, $100 Gift Card to Ken Stewarts Lodge donated by Mary Ann Freedman, Salon Gift Basket from Gavin Scott Salon and Spa and Lottery Scratch Off Basket from Amy & Steve Lambermont. ​