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“Habitat for Humanity and Rotary both do great work in Flagstaff, across the country and around the world.”

An important theater date is approaching in Flagstaff. On Thursday night, March 28, theatergoers will have the opportunity to enjoy what is being called a “hilarious divine farce” while benefiting two local nonprofit organizations: the Rotary Club of Flagstaff and Habitat for Humanity. Obtainable. in northern Arizona.

The Flagstaff Rotary Club will be presenting “Gods of Comedy” the night before the play's performance from March 29 to April 21 at Theatricos Theater Company on West Cherry Avenue. Host a night out.

Chris Berrill, executive director of Teatricos Theater Company, said all proceeds from Teatricos performances will be divided equally between Rotary and Habitat organizations.

In three ways, the partnership between the Rotary Club of Flagstaff, Habitat for Humanity, and Teatricos Theater Company will help Flagstaff residents, businesses, and organizations work together to make the community a better place to live. It's a perfect example of working together,” Beryl said. “Habitat for Humanity and Rotary both do great work in Flagstaff, across the country and around the world.”

Beryl has been a Rotarian for 23 years and her father was a longtime Habitat volunteer.

“At Teatricos, we are honored to support these outstanding nonprofit organizations,” he said. “Additionally, from a business and marketing perspective, this partnership creates publicity that introduces new patrons to Flagstaff's live theater. It's not just win, win, win, win, win.”

Founded in 1921 and the third Rotary club in Arizona, the Rotary Club of Flagstaff has a long history of working on sustainable projects, from literacy and peace to providing basic needs such as water, health, and food, clothing, and shelter. It's done.

In the past, the club has purchased laptops for the new Killip School STEM lab, built a wheelchair ramp on the Hopi Reservation, funded the Navajo Water Project, helped with landscaping at Ponderosa School, and helped the North We have raised funds for Rand Hospice and recognized four Rotary Clubs Global. Grant project in Mexico.

“This is our second time doing this event, and the first time we had quite a success,” said Carla Viola, a Rotarian and event chair for Teatricos Night Out. “This time I want to make something even better.”

In addition to a production of “The Gods of Comedy,” the event will include complimentary snacks and drinks, a non-hosted wine bar, and a silent auction. “Also, NAU's Rotaract Club helps with projects like building ramps and fundraising,” Viola said. “We also have a high school club, Interact at FALA, that will help sell tickets to Teatricos events. Habitat for Humanity was founded in Flagstaff in 1976 and is one of 13 affiliates serving diverse rural and urban communities across Arizona. According to the local Habitat for Humanity website, the nonprofit organization's vision is to “build strength, stability, and independence through shelter, and provide affordable homeownership opportunities for people in need.” It is said that it is “providing”. Volunteers and staff are currently working through the Starter Homes program to build a Flagstaff home and two Havasupai homes.

We are thrilled to partner with The Rotary Foundation and Teatricos for the second year in a row,” said Eric Wolverton, executive director of Northern Arizona Habitat for Humanity. “It’s great to be able to co-host this event and give participants the peace of mind that they are supporting the construction of workforce housing, public service with Rotary, and the arts with Teatricos. Habitat is grateful to the Teatrocos and the wonderful ensemble of community actors who invite us to participate each year.” FBN

Betsy Bruner, FBN

Tickets for “The Gods of Humanity” fundraising event can be purchased below. flagstaffrotary.com.

Photo provided by: Flagstaff Rotary Club volunteers built a wheelchair ramp on Third Mesa on the Hopi reservation.

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