Boulder Jewish Family Service (JFS) will host its third annual fundraiser, “Reel Hope Boulder” on Sunday, November 8 at 6:00 p.m. (sponsor reception at 5:30 p.m.) at the Nalanda Events Center, 6287 Arapahoe Road in Boulder. Guests will enjoy a fun, enlightening evening with writer and Boulderite Marc Sotkin, who is recognized for his work on numerous television situation comedies, including Laverne & Shirley and The Golden Girls. Ron Bostwick, a freelance event producer and announcer, will interview Sotkin about his experiences writing for television. Bostwick has interviewed numerous celebrities at the Boulder International Film Festival, as well as featured speakers at the past two Reel Hope Boulder events.
Tickets are $90 and include a pre-program reception with food and drinks. Sponsorships start at $500 and include a sponsor reception at 5:30 with Marc Sotkin. All proceeds benefit Boulder JFS. For tickets, sponsorships, and more information, visit www.jewishfamilyservice.org/reelhopeboulder or contact Emily Andrews at 303.415.1025.
The 2015 Reel Hope Boulder committee members are: Sue Baer, Steve Ellis, Michelle Kralj, Summer Lenderman, Linda Loewenstein, Meg Quiat, Heidi Schoen, and Karli Sherwinter.
Marc Sotkin began his writing career in 1976 and has been a staff writer and producer on more than 350 episodes of various situation comedies for every television network. His credits include Laverne & Shirley and The Golden Girls, as well as co-writing and producing two Garry Shandling specials for Showtime. He has been honored with multiple Emmy, Golden Globe, and CableACE award nominations and has won a prestigious Writers Guild Award.
His has written two novels, “The Comatose Adventures of Lenny Rose” and “With Time Off For Bad Behavior.”