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Kent Radar
Friday, June 27, 2014 7:30 PM
Penguin's Comedy Club - Cedar Rapids, Cedar Rapids, IA
  • 21 & over
  • Two drink minimum
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  • 07:30 AM - Kent Rader
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  • Ticket Price: $10.00
  • Door Time: 6:30 PM
  • Show Type: Stand Up
  • Tags: Clean
  • Restrictions: 21 & over
    Two drink minimum
Penguins Comedy Club located inside The Vault presents
Kent Rader

 
When it comes to reducing stress in the work place, humor is one of the most effective tools known to business world. Kent Rader believes passionately that laughter matters in easing the daily stress of employees and build a highly cohesive business team.

 
Known as the world’s cleanest comedian and humorous keynote speaker, Kent Rader helps people and organizations learn and experience how laughter matters as an effective business tool. He is well qualified to perform this role, as he boasts a diverse skill set and experience in both corporate and healthcare environments. In addition, he has performed his clean comedy in comedy clubs from New York to Seattle and co-stars in The Baby Boomer Comedy Show, Clean Comedy For People Born Before Seat Belts. He even won the Branson Comedy Festival as a reward for his efforts.
 
With five years of experience in public accounting and twelve years as a hospital CFO and CEO, Kent Rader is able to draw on an incredibly diverse range of experience to find inspiration as a funny keynote speaker. Accordingly, he has worked for 15 years as a professional speaker, using his knowledge and own unique appreciation of comedy to improve the productivity of staff and businesses nationwide. It is this underlying fusion of experience and comedy that distinguishes Kent Rader from other humorous speakers, and marks him as the ideal choice for any association convention or business event.
 
Though he is widely seen on television, heard on radio, seen in print, and on stage where he co-stars in The Baby Boomer Comedy Show, Clean Comedy for People Born Before Seatbelts (http://babyboomercomedyshow.com) it is as a funny motivational and keynote speaker where Kent Rader continues to genuinely shine because it offers the perfect platform for him to educate and entertain. If you value your staff and the performance of your business team, consider booking Kent and his unique message as a key note speaker today.

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