The University of Findlay will host Celebrity Bingo, featuring the nation’s premiere Bette Midler tribute artist, from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Saturday, Jan. 11, in the Alumni Memorial Union.
Community members are welcome. Admission is $5 at the door. The UF community may attend at no cost with a valid university ID.
Professional Bette Midler impersonator Donna Maxon will serve as the evening’s bingo caller. Prizes and snacks will be available.
Maxon, a member of the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists, has appeared on many television shows such as “Saturday Night Live,” “The Wayne Brady Show,” “One Life to Live,” “Celebrity Apprentice” and “Maury.” She also has appeared in television commercials for Bennigan’s and Ford Motor Co.; appeared in Forbes magazine; was pictured with Bette Midler in the National Enquirer; and was in the movie “Radio Days” with Woody Allen.
Maxon also has performed with Kathy Griffin, Donald Trump, Joan Rivers, Dennis Rodman, Clint Black and others.
In addition, as vice president of Pro Action Inc., Maxon has written and published two books. She also is president of the board of directors for the Council of the Arts and Humanities of Staten Island, N.Y., and is the parent advocate for the Eden 2 Human Rights Committee. Maxon is on the advisory board for the Staten Island Business People and is a member of the World of Women. In 1994, she co-founded New York Child Learning Institute, one of New York’s premier schools for children with autism.
The charities that Maxon supports with her time and talents include Camp TLC for teens with AIDS, Juvenile Diabetes, Hospice, the Borough President’s Conference for Alzheimer’s and Wounded Warriors.
Call 419-434-4606 with questions about this event.
This event is organized by the university’s student-run Campus Program Board, which works to bring high-quality entertainment to campus and the community.
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