'Comedy for Cancer' showcase to raise money, awareness for breast cancer

PARKERSBURG, W. Va. (WTAP) - In honor of October being Breast Cancer Awareness month, The HIdeout, a local bar and restaurant in Parkersburg will host a 'Comedy for Cancer' showcase on Saturday, October 5.

The event will feature an all female line-up of comics whose goal is not only keep the audience laughing, but to raise funds and awareness about breast cancer.

Attendees will participate in a silent auction, and entry into the showcase is by donation.

All proceeds will go to 'Think Pink', a local organization that provides services to both treat and prevent breast cancer.

The showcase starts at 8 p.m. at The Hideout, 1141 Staunton Turnpike.