Community Champions Performance Series 2013 - Recovery Comics
Honoree: Ian Knowles - Executive Director, RICARES
"When you begin to laugh, you begin to heal."
Keith Godwin, Scott Papacuri and Tim Dillon are Recovery Comics.
Mission: to spread the healing power of laughter to all those in need.
Keith Godwin joined the Marine Corp with a Masters in partying and came out with a Doctorate. Now clean and sober for over 6 years, he has completed school & become a Certified Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor. In addition to working as a stand up comic, he works with veterans in recovery and teaches humor therapy.
Scott Paparcuri has been enjoying a successful career in stand up comedy for over 23. He has appeared on HBO, MTV, the Howard Stern Show, and his own radio show. He teaches comedy class to aspiring comedians. Scott is in recovery from drug and alcohol addiction and feels laughter is important to this process.
Tim Dillon is a New York based comedian who has performed at Caroline's on Broadway, Broadway Comedy Club, UCB Theatre, Gotham Comedy Club, and runs a monthly show at the Creek and the Cave in Long Island City. Tim has been clean and sober since August of 2010 and credits stand up comedy as one of the powerful forces that helped him re-shape his life.