Speakers for Non-Profit Events

Find speakers, comedians, magicians, and entertainers for your next non-profit organization event. Each of these presenters have recent experience at fundraisers and meetings for not-for-profit groups across the United States and Canada.

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Keynote Speaker: Creativity, Attitude, Motivation by Larry Weaver

Motivational, inspirational, and funny presentation. Professional comedian and business leader Larry Weaver uses clean humor, funny anecdotes, and emotionally charged stories to illustrate the importance of creativity, attitude, and motivation. These topics are crucial to success in any venture, whether your focus is leadership, teamwork, customer service, sales, change, safety or just reducing stress. The presentation combines stand-up comedy with content – seamlessly intertwined. Attendees will learn to 1) improve attitude, 2) maintain motivation, and 3) spark creativity. Your audience will laugh, learn, and leave feeling refreshed.

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Tony Deyo

School teacher turned comedian known most notably for sharp, quick material and near-perfect comedic timing. New York City’s Village Voice calls him “one of the tightest joke writers in the business.”

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The Magic of Communication by Joshua Lozoff

The Magic of Communication is engaging, intriguing and fun! In this interactive presentation, acclaimed magician and actor Joshua Lozoff pulls back the curtain to reveal the true secrets of his magic: powerful communication skills and strong powers of observation; skills useful for us all, from the board room to the living room.

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The Mayberry Method by Rik Roberts

Increase Productivity By Nipping Distractions In The Bud! Imagine your attendees surprised by America’s Favorite Deputy Barney Fife blowing a whistle as he enters the conference room. Next, he pulls out a few “citations” that he has written up on members of your group. The group belly laughs as the “harmless offenses” are revealed. Once the group is engaged, Rik steps out of character and delivers a speech about 1) Increasing productivity by eliminating distractions, 2) Managing time more effectively, and 3) Setting clearer goals.

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Dirt in Our DNA by Jerry Carroll

Stories of farming and farm life tailored for agricultural events. You'll enjoy tales of feeding hogs, raising crops, and keeping the farm equipment together with duct tape, bailing wire, and WD-40.

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Life is Magic by Joshua Lozoff

Magic, mind-reading, mentalism and mystery! Joshua's show combines his love for the art of magic, and his fascination with psychology, intuition and other "inner workings of the mind."

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It's Funny Now by Rik Roberts

Dynamic comedy show funny enough to headline comedy clubs across the country and clean enough to bring your grandkids or grandparents to see. It's family-friendly and full of fun, easy to relate to material.

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Clean Humor and Impressions by David Ferrell

100% clean stand-up comedy show suitable for all ages and backgrounds. Plus, David is happy to customize his performance with jokes about your company or organization.

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Audience Energizer by Paul Miller

Enjoy a truly refreshing and interactive comedy performance that happens as much off stage as it does on. Paul’s inviting demeanor and quick wit keeps audience interactions, and the laughs, rolling. Experience one-of-a-kind, never-happen-again moments as balls get tossed, balloons get blown, and magic takes your breath away. This performance is as much comedy show as it is a team building party.

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Climbing the Ladder of Success and Taking Your Family with You by Charles Petty

Hilarious insights on work-life balance and how to take care of family while taking care of business. Perfect for all groups and especially when guests/spouses are in the audience.

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Clean Humor and Inspiration by Leslie Norris Townsend

100% clean stand-up comedy, music and audience participation. Leslie can move audiences from tears to laughter while motivating, mesmerizing and captivating each one.

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Good, Clean Humor by Larry Weaver

100% clean stand-up comedy performance that is highly professional, culturally sensitive and hilariously funny. As heard on SIRIUS XM Blue Collar Radio and Laugh USA, Larry's humor includes tales of growing up in the country, home remedies, family gatherings, marriage, traveling, trying to eat right, and more.

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Life Down a Dirt Road by Jerry Carroll

Down-home comedy delivered in a fast-paced, high-energy style. From stories about his grandma to his grandkids, Jerry's relatable topics crack up the most hard-to-please crowds.

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Clean Customized Humor by John Felts

Show your clients, employees, families or loyal customers a good time through John's clean and carefully put together set. You are guaranteed to see lots of laughs, smiles and possibly a fellow audience member on stage!

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Mike Goodwin

Armed with a Master of Education degree, a background in the United States Army, and impeccable style, it might surprise you when Mike hits the stage and delivers non-stop laughter. He's seriously funny.

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Upcoming Schedule

5/17/2019Hamilton, OHAnnual Staff Appreciation Event with Paul Miller

Recent Reviews

"Joshua Lozoff is a fantastic entertainer. And not just the magic! He is so endearing to any audience member, both up close and on stage. All of our attendees were simply captivated and raved about his performance. And much of the time was filled with laughter. Josh is so fun. We will absolutely bring Life Is Magic back for our event!"

Program Director, Annual Fundraiser in Durham, NC 3/31/2019 review of Joshua Lozoff

"Rik Roberts was great !! He spoke at our Agribusiness Dinner and was able to engage all age groups. I would highly recommend Rik!!"

Secretary, Annual Banquet in Columbus, WI 3/19/2019 review of Rik Roberts

"David Ferrell did a great job, kept the audience involved and laughing all night. David worked around our schedule and made things easy on us. Could not have asked for better entertainment."

Assistant VP Sales - East, API Fundraiser in Lafayette, LA 3/16/2019 review of David Ferrell

"Paul Miller was quick to respond to cmmunications and so easy to work with when we had to make a schedule change. The audience thoroughly enjoyed his performance. He did a superb job of engaging with them and including individuals from the audience in his act."

Executive Director, Annual Appreciation Dinner in Lynchburg, VA 1/12/2019 review of Paul Miller
 Speakers and Entertainers in Franklin, NC

"We had Larry Weaver speak at our end of the year meeting. His presentation was received very well by our audience and the message was on target based on our request."

Executive Director, Holiday Training Event in Franklin, NC 12/21/2018 review of Larry Weaver

"Tony was hilarious – he had the crowd rolling. One guest event said, "I almost peed my pants" (true statement). Tony was witty, engaging, and even tried out some new material that was a big hit. Much needed laughter for a night out!"

Events Coordinator, Fundraiser in Livonia, MI 11/8/2018 review of Tony Deyo

"Dr. Charles Petty's presentation was the highlight of our conference. He combines humor with a positive message to keep the audience engaged. Even though he was only hired to perform for an hour, he spent most of the day with us, getting to know his audience prior to his performance. We would highly recommend Dr. Petty to other organizations!"

Director, Graduation Event in Casper, WY 11/3/2018 review of Charles Petty

"Leslie Norris Townsend was very funny! She really connected with our audience and gave them a night full of belly laughs! Her professionalism in working out the logistics and time constraints for our event was so very appreciated. A true gem!"

 Speakers and Entertainers in Opp, AL

"Larry Weaver has received rave reviews from everyone I've asked. Thank you again for everything!"

Fundraiser Chair, Fundraiser Gala in Opp, AL 8/9/2018 review of Larry Weaver
 Speakers and Entertainers in Lafayette, TN

"Larry Weaver was great! He kept our teachers engaged and had them rolling in their seats. Getting the school year started with laughter and a great message is always a plus. Larry truly motivated our teachers!"

Federal Programs Director, County Wide Teacher Professional Development Inservice in Lafayette, TN 7/30/2018 review of Larry Weaver

"Joshua Lozoff has the same excitement with each performance as if it is the first time he's done the trick. He really relates to the audience and looks like he's having as much fun as we are. We had some scheduling concerns with the number of guests, and he was gracious enough to do two shows so we could split the audience and give everyone a chance to see the magic."

Director of Operations, Company Celebration in Atlantic Beach, NC 7/7/2018 review of Joshua Lozoff

"Joshua was fantastic! We had never had a magician perform for our Club, always the same old tired band thing, so we took a bit of a risk booking Joshua. We couldn't have been happier! He set the tone for our entire "Magical Year" and we are still riding that wave months later. His show was incredible and completely engaging. Thank you!"

President, Installation Dinner in Chapel Hill, NC 6/21/2018 review of Joshua Lozoff

"David Ferrell did a fantastic job. I would be happy to provide a positive reference."

Executive Director, State Convention in Hickory, NC 6/8/2018 review of David Ferrell
 Speakers and Entertainers in Richmond, VA

"Our 400-person conference luncheon loved Joshua! His presentation was engaging, fun, and had some great pointers for improving communication. His use of audience participation was a great way to get our attendees immersed in the experience and everyone was super amazed at his ability to do what seemed impossible!"

Communications Specialist, 2018 Virginia Volunteerism and Service Conference in Richmond, VA 5/22/2018 review of Joshua Lozoff

"Rik Roberts return performance was even funnier than the first time he entertained us. The Fairfield Glade Resident Services Comedy Night had a packed crowd and were laughing all evening. Rik’s clean comedy and presentation were outstanding. 'Barney Fife' joined the fun and his presence made for a delightful show. We would love to have Rik back again."

President, Comedy Night in Crossville, TN 5/10/2018 review of Rik Roberts

"David Ferrell did an outstanding job at the Emmanuel College Founding Farmers Gala event! The crowd was responsive, laughed the entire show and he connected with the audience. David was easy to work with and stayed after the show to meet with the audience!"

Agriculture Department Chair, Fundraiser in Franklin Springs, GA 4/24/2018 review of David Ferrell
 Speakers and Entertainers in Auburn, AL

"Rik Roberts was exactly what our conference needed after two solid days of technical presentations and site tours. His "Mayberry Method" presentation had the right balance of information/strategies to combat wasteful work habits well blended with his wonderful sense of humor. Everyone had a great time with some great takeaways from his performance. He was an absolute professional and great to work with!"

Professor, Test Track Conference in Auburn, AL 3/28/2018 review of Rik Roberts
 Speakers and Entertainers in Durham, NC

"Joshua Lozoff wowed the crowds but even more importantly he brought the crowds! We had our largest attendance ever for performances at our Family Day!"

Family Programs Educator, Family Day in Durham, NC 3/18/2018 review of Joshua Lozoff
 Speakers and Entertainers in Lafayette, LA

"Paul Miller did a great job of keeping the audience involved. All the feedback that I got was very positive."

Assistant VP Sales, API Fundraiser in Lafayette, LA 3/3/2018 review of Paul Miller

"Joshua Lozoff promised to entertain, inspire and amaze…and he didn't disappoint! From beginning to end, he was an absolute pleasure! The audience connected with his funny and charismatic personality and were absolutely in awe of his illusions and mind-bending tricks. Our guests have not stopped raving over his performance and we couldn't be happier!"

Director of Cultural Arts, Big Schtick Fundraiser in Richmond, VA 2/24/2018 review of Joshua Lozoff
 Speakers and Entertainers in Monte Vista, CO

"Joshua Lozoff's program was very entertaining. We wanted something to laugh with and he gave it. Very inclusive of the audience. Surprised the audience with the program and made them laugh."

San Luis Valley Area Director, Southern Rocky Mountain Ag Conference in Monte Vista, CO 2/7/2018 review of Joshua Lozoff

"Thanks David Ferrell for the great job he did at our meeting. I had several compliments about how funny he was, and I enjoyed talking to him before the meeting. We appreciated the good job he did for us."

Chairman of Supervisors, Annual Meeting in Dahlonega, GA 11/9/2017 review of David Ferrell

"Jerry Carroll was beyond amazing! He fit in so well with our venue, atmosphere and guests. The event was a HUGE success. People are already asking for him to return next year!"

Co-Chair, Oyster Roast in Wilson, NC 10/21/2017 review of Jerry Carroll

"Tony did a great job. He had fun with the crowd, and was friendly and easy to work with."

VP of Development, Comedy Night Fundraiser in Rock Springs, WY 10/14/2017 review of Tony Deyo
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