Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany held sold-out “Comedy Show”

KC made his first national, non-court related TV appearance on Laughs on FOX in 2015, and has been on the rise ever since.

Headliner is KC Arora

PARSIPPANY — Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany hosted their first “Comedy Night” Fundraiser on Friday, December 8.

Jackie Byrne, hosted the event featuring Don Michaloski, Bob Gonzo and Stephanie Holmes. The feature headliner was KC Arora.

Event Chairman Gordon Meth said “The Comedy Night Fundraiser that I chaired for my Kiwanis Club was a large success. It was well attended, and everyone laughed all night. We also had more non-Kiwanians in attendance than Kiwanians. All the comedians were really funny, but the headliner, KC Arora, was hilarious! My kids, Kyle and Jake, were laughing hysterically through his whole set. We also netted around $1,000 to help us continue serving our community.” He continued “Special thanks go out to Jackie Byrne, Bob Gonzo, Stephanie Holmes, KC Arora, and the organizer/comedian Don Michalowski for putting together a great show; Connie Keller for working the door, Frank Cahill for arranging the facility, helping with the planning, and taking care of so many little things, Nick Limanov for getting coffee, helping with the planning, and helping set up and cleanup, Carol Tiesi and Karen DeChristopher for helping set up and cleanup, Lindsay Jawar, Laura Donnelly, Casey Parikh for helping plan the event and selling so many tickets, Don Michalowski for planning the session and arranging a good group of comedians based on the specifications we discussed, and my kids, Parsippany High School Key Club members Kyle and Jake for selling concessions and helping clean up.”

KC Arora is a New York-based comedian that should definitely be on your radar. His biting observational humor and sarcastic charm had the audience doubled over with laughter.

When KC isn’t performing across the U.S., you can find him hanging out in comedy clubs around New York City or Twitter (@KCGotIdeas).

KC made his first national, non-court related TV appearance on Laughs on FOX in 2015, and has been on the rise ever since. After making almost a dozen appearances on Laughs on Fox, he was seen on SeeSo’s New York’s Funniest. TruTV’s Late Night Snack and was a semi-finalist in NBC’s Standup for Diversity. KC made it to the final four of Caroline’s March Madness competition.

The event was held at Parsippany Rescue and Recovery, 100 Centerton Road.

Kiwanis Club of Greater Parsippany meets at the Empire Diner, 1315 Route 46 every Thursday morning at 7:15 a.m.  If you are interested in joining our dedicated volunteers, join us for breakfast. For additional information you can email Frank Cahill at

Photos by Joanne Rich