Animal Rescue, Palms Casino and Sammy Shore

image004By: The Palms Casino Press Release



***Tickets on sale now***


Comedy’s greatest acts gather for a great afternoon of entertainment benefitting local animal organizations

LAS VEGAS – Palms Casino Resort and famed comedian royalty Sammy Shore will hit a funny bone for animals with the third annual Funny Bones comedy act 3 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 19, 2012 inside the Key West Ballroom. 


The Funny Bones comedy jam boasts an all-star cast emceed by the always-impressive talents of host Sammy Shore, founder of LA’s famed Comedy Store and opening act for Elvis Presley,Louie Anderson, George Wallace, Vinnie Favorito, Zowie Bowie, Marty Allen, Doug Starks, Reggie Griffin, James P. Connolly, Geechy Guy and comedy rock band, The Thunder Nuggets. Additional guests may be announced at a later time.


The funds raised from this year’s comedy jam will go to the Funny Bones Foundation. The purpose of Funny Bones Foundation is to provide financial support to abandoned animals in need of advanced medical and surgical assistance that are under the care of established non-profit animal rescue organizations in Clark County.  Money is raised through comedy events and fundraising.


Funny Bones is made possible due to the dedicated people who believe in helping the local animal community: Dr. Matthew Brooks, Sammy and Suzanne Shore, show producer and director James D’Arrigo, Jean McCusker, Catherine Luce, Jocelyn Arter, Samantha Ratcliffe-D’Arrigo and many volunteers.

Tickets for Funny Bones are $29.95 plus additional fees and can be purchased at the Pearl Box Office. The Pearl Box Office is open daily from noon until 7 p.m. with extended hours on select event days. For more information on upcoming concerts, please call 702.944.3200.


About Funny Bones:

Funny Bones is a Las Vegas organization formed expressly to benefit animal rescues in need of assistance in the Las Vegas area. Behind Funny Bones are two passionate men Sammy Shore, founder of LA’s famed Comedy Store, and Dr. Matthew Brooks of Town Center Animal Hospital in Las Vegas. Through a personal loss Sammy was spurred to dedicate his life to dogs in need and partnered with Dr. Brooks to create the first Funny Bones event. For additional information, please visit or


About Palms Casino Resort

Palms Casino Resort, heralded as one of Las Vegas’ hippest resorts, is an all-encompassing, one-stop destination. The boutique property boasts three distinct towers and a diverse mix of bars and restaurants across a 95,000-square-foot casino. Amenities include the legendary Playboy Club; ghostbar; Rain Nightclub; The Pearl Concert Theater; Moon Nightclub; N9NE Steakhouse; Nove Italiano; Little Buddha; Simon Restaurant & Lounge; The Palms Pool & Bungalows; Palms Spa and AMP Salon; Drift Spa & Hammam; Brenden Theatres, a 14-theatre Cineplex; the Fantasy Suites, including the Hardwood Suite, the only hotel room in the world with its own basketball court; and over 60,000 square-feet of meeting space. The Palms has played host to MTV’s Video Music Awards, Real World: Las Vegas and Bravo’s Celebrity Poker Showdown, and E!’s Girls Next Door feature the resort on a regular basis.

Palms Casino Resort is located west of the Las Vegas Strip and I-15 on Flamingo Road. For reservation information, call toll free at (866) PALMS-RES, (866) 725-6773, or visit For groups of 15 rooms or more, contact the Sales Department at (866) PALMS-MTG or (866) 725-6768.

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