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On this week's episode, Jamey Piggott and Taylor Montgomery give the scoop on this year's ALS Association 'Hot Chocolate' event at Adventure Aquarium, plus Tom Donahue - the Executive Director of the PA Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority, and cast members from The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Academy of Music this weekend.
First up, CHOCOLATE. Kristen is joined by Jamey Piggott and Taylor Montgomery - Event Coordinators at the ALS Association's Greater Philadelphia Chapter to talk about the ALS Association's sweetest event - Hot Chocolate! Join them among the fish, sharks and more at Adventure Aquarium on Thursday, March 9th from 6-9:30pm to raise money to support the ALS Association and its mission, a world free from ALS - all while eating an ENORMOUS amount of chocolate! Drink chocolate martini's, eat chocolate cupcakes, and dip into the chocolate fountain while walking through Adventure Aquarium, and bidding on big ticket items in the silent auction - with all proceeds going toward this great cause. Don't miss this incredible, delicious and unique event! Ticket information and more details can be found HERE.
Then, Tom Donahue - the Executive Director of the PA Insurance Fraud Prevention Authority joins Kristen in studio to talk about the group's efforts to prevent insurance fraud in Pennsylvania while educating the public about the penalties for committing insurance fraud. Insurance fraud is a felony in Pennsylvania, and there are two great PA Insurance Fraud Authority websites to check out for more information. Visit: www.HelpStopFraud.org or www.SeeHowTheyLie.com for more information.
Finally, Broadway Philadelphia does it again! Another great show at the Academy of Music is going on NOW, and this time it's a play and not a musical - The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, based on the Nationally Best Selling Book. Curious cast members Benjamin Wheelwright (Christopher Boone) and Maria Elena Ramirez (Siobhan, ensemble) join Kristen in studio to talk about the play, touring, the book the play is based on and more. Catch The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time at the Academy of Music now through Sunday. www.KimmelCenter.org for tickets.