News Archives for January of 2019

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Ace Aceto Launches Branch in Rhode Island

Ace Aceto Launches Branch in Rhode Island

Published 01/07/2019

Branch Manager Ace Aceto

Ace burst onto the comedy scene during the latter part of the stand-up comedy boom in 1989.  His first time on stage he immediately caught attention by placing second in a local comedy contest.  By 1990, Ace was chosen along with 9 other finalists to be filmed for Stand-Up Stand-Up and Short Attention Span Theater for Comedy Central (then known as The Comedy Channel). 

A Rhode Island native, Ace has worked clubs, colleges, corporate shows and fundraisers all throughout the Northeast for close to 30 years. He has been a frequent guest on WPRI TV’s The Rhode Show and WPRO Radio’s Matt Allen, John Loughlin, and Tara Granihan Shows.  He also has taking on the role of Roast Master General for all of WPRO’s Celebrity DJ Roasts.  In 2016, Ace was inducted into the Rhode Island Comedy Hall of Fame, joining Rhode Island Comedy Royalty Charlie Hall, Frank O’Donnell, and Tom Cotter.

No stranger to fundraising, Ace has worked to produce fundraising events for organizations such as The American Lung Association, The Station Nightclub Foundation, The Leukemia and Lymphoma Foundation, and has been a member of the Funny 4 Funds Team since its inception.

Tom Stewart Opens Funny 4 Funds in New Bedford MA

Tom Stewart Opens Funny 4 Funds in New Bedford MA

Published 01/18/2019

Tom Stewart has been working in entertainment for as long as he can remember. In 2010 he tried stand-up comedy for the first time and has been working as a professional ever since. In 2017 he won the Cape Cod Comedy Festival. He’s also performed at the Burbank Comedy Festival and Boston Comedy Festival. And he was a semi-finalist in the Last Comix Standing Competition.

Along with being a regular at comedy clubs and shows around the Northeast, he is also the morning show host on Easy 99.1 in Boston. He somehow gets up bright and early every morning to entertain listeners from Boston, to Providence, Cape Cod and everywhere in between. Tom has had a long and successful career in broadcasting for 20+ years on many radio stations and TV stations all over New England.

Tom is also an experienced live host and event planner having worked with many great organizations like D.A.R.E., The Phoenix Society, The Station Nightclub Foundation, and of course Funny 4 Funds.