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Loretta LaRoche Returns to the Merrimack Valley for NECC Fundraiser

Submitted by on March 13, 2012 – 11:20 am
Funny lady Loretta LaRoche will appear at NECC benefit

Loretta LaRoche

Save the date to see comedienne Loretta LaRoche who will present an evening of humor titled “Authentic Happiness: It Takes Courage to be Happy” for Northern Essex Community College on Friday, Sept. 28, at 7:30 p.m. at the Collins Center for the Performing Arts in Andover.

Tickets are $35 each. Proceeds will go toward the NECC Fund.

LaRoche is an acclaimed speaker, author, and international stress management and humor consultant who has evoked wit and irreverent humor on her audience for more than 30 years. Using humor to reframe a stressful situation, she captures a new perspective on the difficult parts of life.

In addition to serving on the Massachusetts General Hospital advisory council for anxiety and depression, she is founder and president of The Humor Potential, Inc, a company offering programs and products for life style management.

LaRoche also writes a weekly newspaper column titled, ‘Get a Life’, Sane Wisdom for an Insane World, which is featured in the Patriot Ledger every Monday and syndicated throughout the country by GateHouse Media.

For additional information or to reserve tickets contact Lori Smerdon in the Office of Institutional Advancement at or call 978-556-3789.