Laugh United

6th Annual Laugh United

Friday, March 23, 2018 at the Blair County Convention Center

Doors Open at 5:30 p.m.


Michael Palascak is a comedian, writer and actor based in LA. He's done stand-up on Letterman, CONAN, The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, the Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comedy Central's HALF HOUR and most recently was a top 5 Finalist on LAST COMIC STANDING. Roseanne Barr said of Michael, "This is a guy who could star in a sitcom” and Norm Macdonald said Michael reminds him, "...of a guy that's just as funny offstage as on, which is like magic." 

      Check out a preview of Michael here:






RAIL CITY IMPOV - Central Pennsylvania's premier comedy improv troupe. Since their first performance at United Way of Blair County's inaugural Laugh United comedy event in 2013, Rail City Improv has performed locally for audiences ranging in size from 25 to 500. They've opened for well known comedians including Last Comic Standing finalist Rocky LaPorte, Mark Eddie, Aaron Kleiber and Drew Lynch, of America's Got Talent. You can find them performing regularly at McGarvey's Bar and Grill in the Juniata section of Altoona.






  • $500 for a full reserved table of 10 seats
  • $400 for a full reserved table of 8 seats
  • $50 per individual general ticket


Headliner:  $5,000

  • Title sponsorship – Laugh United will be promoted as presented by your business using your business name and logo.
  • Full page ad in event program (5.5" wide x 8.5" high).
  • Preferred banner location at event.
  • Two reserved tables seating a total of sixteen ($800 value).

Opening Act:  $2,500

  • Name and logo in all printed materials.
  • Half page ad in event program (5.5" wide x 4.25" high).
  • Preferred banner location at event.
  • One reserved table seating a total of eight ($400 value).

Improv:  $1,000

  • Name in all printed materials.
  • Quarter page ad in event program (2.75" wide x 4.24" high).
  • Banner at event.
  • Four reserved seats at event ($200 value).

Heckler:  $500

  • Banner at event.
  • Recognition in event program.
  • Two reserved seats at event ($100 value).

If your interested in becoming a Laugh United sponsor, please indicate your commitment by completing and returning the sponsorship form below. To assure your business will be included in promotional materials as noted for each sponsorship level, please respond by January 15, 2018. Additional ways to support this event include providing an item for the silent auction to be held that evening and/or purchasing tickets to attend.



Thank you to the following sponsors who have committed to our 6th annual Laugh United signature event:






If you have questions regarding this event, please contact:

Melanie Shildt, Executive Director
(814) 944-0884 ext. 306