Last Comic Standing Winner Brings Act to Mercer’s Family Weekend

September 24, 2010

Media Contact: Mark Vanderhoek, (478) 301-4037 or vanderhoek_m@mercer.edu
Event Contact: (478) 301-2685 or campuslife@mercer.edu

MACON — Jon Reep, winner of season 5 of “Last Comic Standing,” highlights Mercer University’s free “Live on the Lawn” event on Saturday, Oct. 2, as part of Mercer Family Weekend. The event begins at 7 p.m. It will include music, ice cream and comedy on the historic quad of Mercer’s Macon campus. The event is open to the public, but the comedy show is recommended for adults and children 15 years and up.

Reep is a comedian, actor and a self-proclaimed “Metro Jethro,” and has done stand-up to sold-out clubs and comedy festivals around the country. He has also had two of his specials on Comedy Central and has appeared on TBS’s “Pit Stop Comedy,” NBC’s “Late Friday” and CMT’s “Comedy Club” and “Comedy Stage.” For more on Reep, visit his website, www.jonreep.com

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