Emmy Award-winning Comedian Wayne Brady to headline the 7th annual Laugh Out Loud comedy gala

MISSISSAUGA – Incredibly talented and extremely hilarious Emmy Award winning comedian, actor, and signer known for his work on TV’s Whose Line Is It Anyway, The Wayne Brady Show, and Don’t Forget the Lyrics will keep guests thoroughly entertained as host of Trillium Health Partners Foundation’s 7th annual Laugh Out Loud, the premiere comedy event for Mississauga and west Toronto.

“We are excited to announce today that Wayne Brady will headline the 7th annual Laugh Out Loud,” comments Steve Hoscheit, President and CEO of Trillium Health Partners Foundation. “We continue to set the bar high by bringing the world’s most talented comedians and entertainers to host our event. We are proud to raise funds through Laugh out Loud so that our community has access to exceptional patient care, close to home. Wayne Brady is an iconic actor, director, and performer—his remarkable talent as a triple threat, makes him comic royalty. We are excited for him to bring is own brand of comedy, theatrical style, and quick wit to our stage.”

Proceeds from LOL 2019 will support Trillium Health Partners’ Advanced Diagnostic Imaging program, making it a leader for advanced diagnostics in the province. Diagnostic Imaging completes nearly 800,000 diagnostic tests, images, and scans each year across our three hospital sites—the Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital, and west Toronto’s Queensway Health Centre. Our Advanced Diagnostic Imaging platform will result in continued care innovations, precision diagnoses for all departments from Cardiac Health to Cancer Care, reduce wait times, and promote exceptional care for our patients and their families, now, and for years to come.

“Laugh Out Loud is becoming known for its commitment to partnering with top-tier comedic talent,” says Wayne Brady. “I am proud to take the stage with my troupe to create a memorable night for the evening’s guests and support Advanced Diagnostic Imaging for such a leading hospital as Trillium Health Partners.”

Since the event’s inception, the Laugh Out Loud series of events has raised over $10 million, making it possible for Trillium Health Partners Foundation to support Trillium Health Partners’ most urgent funding priorities. By joining us for this year’s event, you will help advance a new kind of health care for a healthier community.

Tickets for Laugh Out Loud are currently on sale by calling the Foundation at 905-848-7580, ext. 2969, or online by visiting trilliumlol.ca.

LOL 2019 Headliner Wayne Brady

Note to media: to request this photo, please contact Lorraine Quartaro at lorraine.quartaro@sympatioc.ca. For more information on LOL 2019 or to support Trillium Health Partners, please visit trilliumlol.ca.

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About Trillium Health Partners Foundation
Trillium Health Partners Foundation is dedicated to raising the critical funds needed to address the highest-priority needs of Trillium Health Partners, one of the largest community-based acute care facilities in Canada. Trillium Health Partners is comprised of The Credit Valley Hospital, Mississauga Hospital and Queensway Health Centre. To learn more, visit trilliumgiving.ca.

For more information, please contact:

Lorraine Quartaro
PRQ
Mobile: 416-433-7232
Lorraine.quartaro@sympatico.ca

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