Comedy Night To Benefit Soccer


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Verona United Soccer Club is holding a fundraiser in late February that will feature two New York City comedians and an emcee who is a recent graduate of Verona High School.

The master of ceremonies is Luke Fess, who has been showcased at a variety of comedy clubs in New York. The performers include Joe Matarese, who has made numerous appearances on “Comedy Central” and the “Tonight Show, and headliner Kurt Metzger, who was one of the finalists on this past season’s “Last Comic Standing.”

The VUSC Comedy Night will be Saturday, February 27, at 7 p.m. at the Verona Community Center. The evening will include a cocktail hour and a buffet-style dinner catered by Eight Hills. Beer, soda and coffee are also included. Tickets are $55 a person and you can reserve a seat or table by going to the VUSC’s Web site and downloading an invitation. Mail or drop off with a check–payable to the Verona United Soccer Club–by February 22 to Mary Farrell, 49 Morningside Road, Verona, N.J., 07044. You can also contact Mary by calling 973-239-8843. Proceeds will help keep registration fees down at Verona United, which also grants scholarships to graduating seniors at Verona High School.

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Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano
Virginia Citrano grew up in Verona. She moved away to write and edit for The Wall Street Journal’s European edition, Institutional Investor, Crain’s New York Business and Since returning to Verona, she has volunteered for school, civic and religious groups, served nine years on the Verona Environmental Commission and is now part of Sustainable Verona. She co-founded MyVeronaNJ in 2009. You can reach Virginia at [email protected]


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