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Monday, March 5, 2012

Humor, Heart, and Hope


How do we tap into the positive power of humor and invite more heart, hope, and happiness into our lives? Laughter and having a sense of humor activates the immune system, decreases stress, increases attention and retention, can jump start creativity, improves our chances of being hired . . . shall we go on?!
Come learn (and laugh!) at this free-of-charge, laugh-fueled, learning-filled symposium* on 
March 9 at the Historic Women's Club in Santa MonicaInvite your friends and family, too!
Humor, Heart, and Hope: Laughter Through the Cancer Journey
Registration begins at 12 noon. Program begins promptly at 1:00 pm.
Speakers include:Michael Pritchard, comedian and respected public speaker on humor featured in Timemagazine and profiled on CNNCBS Sunday MorningThe Today Show and The Tonight Show
Joel Goodman, Ed.D., founder of The HUMOR Project, author of 8 books, and recipient of the International Lifetime of Laughter Achievement Award
Margie Ingram, M.A., Ed. Spec., popular speaker, life coach, pioneer in stress management and HUMOResilience
Leslie Gibson, R.N., a cancer survivor and creator of innovative and acclaimed therapeutic hospital humor programs
*This presentation will be videotaped for inclusion in a documentary. There will be a section of the audience which will be excluded from filming.
Cost: FREE
LocationHistoric Women's Club*, 1210 4th Street Santa Monica, CA 90401
*The Historic Women's Club is not wheelchair accessible.
Parking: Convenient public parking in city lot next door.
Ingrid Cheng
Writer, Activist and Entrepreneur



Made Possible by
The Solvay Cy Pres Award from:
Hagens, Berman Sobol Shapiro LLP
The Rossbacher Firm and Wilentz Goldman & Spitzer, P.A.









Cancer Support Community-Benjamin Center is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to ensuring that all people impacted by cancer are empowered by knowledge, strengthened by action, and sustained by community.
The Wellness Community-West Los Angeles

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