Boulder JFS Presents 6th Annual Reel Hope Boulder Featuring ‘The Warmup Guy’ Bob Perlow

Boulder Jewish Family Service (JFS) will host its sixth annual fundraiser, “Reel Hope Boulder” on Saturday, November 3 at the Boulder JCC, 6007 Oreg Avenue. Guests will enjoy an entertaining evening with Bob Perlow, the go-to warm-up comedy act for a variety of TV shows, including The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, Friends, Who’s the Boss, and Laverne & Shirley. He will share highlights of his career and the many personalities he’s met over the years.

The evening’s schedule will be:

7:00 p.m.:  Sponsor reception with Bob Perlow for all sponsors

7:30 p.m.:  Wine reception with plentiful hors d’oeuvres

8:30 p.m.:  Program

Tickets are $90, and sponsorships start at $540. All proceeds support the life-transforming work of Boulder JFS. For tickets, sponsorships, and more information, visit or contact Bonni Raderman at 720.749.3404.

About Bob Perlow

Bob PerlowWhen comedian Bob Perlow headed to Hollywood pursue his dream, he accepted a position as a tour guide, leading budget travelers all around Las Vegas and California. Then one day he got his break and literally walked off the bus and into a position as a writer on Laverne & Shirley.

Back in the 1970s, live TV audiences were entertained by writers who would say a few funny lines to get them laughing during a taping. When show creator Garry Marshall pulled Bob out of the writers’ room to warm up an audience, something clicked and he knew he found his calling. It wasn’t long before Bob became the go-to warm-up act for many of the most popular shows on television, including Mork & Mindy, Taxi, Cheers, Friends, Newhart, Full House, and The Tonight Show with Jay Leno.

Bob has seen it all—audiences that laugh, those that don’t, and those that really shouldn’t.

About Jewish Family Service of Colorado

Founded in 1872, Jewish Family Service of Colorado (JFS) is a nonsectarian, nonprofit human services agency serving metro Denver and Boulder. JFS believes in strengthening our community by providing vital services to people in need. Every day, JFS helps people overcome difficult life’s challenges to live fuller, more meaningful lives.

Boulder JFS is division of Jewish Family Service that provides Boulder-area seniors, their families, adults with disabilities, and individuals in crisis with services and programs based on Jewish values.

Based on our principles of inclusion, compassion, and social justice, Boulder JFS is committed to providing vital services to all older adults and adults with disabilities regardless of their faith, race, national origin, gender identification, or sexual orientation. For more information, call 303.415.1025 or visit Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

About Jewish Family Service

Founded more than 150 years ago, we currently offer more than 30 programs and services, including food security, housing stability, mental health counseling, aging care, employment support, and disability services. JFS takes a holistic approach, assessing the various needs of the individual or family and provides the appropriate services all from one organization. JFS serves everyone regardless of race, faith, gender, national origin, disability, or sexual orientation.

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