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Jonathan Larsen is the President and CEO of Larsen & Larsen Auction Company which specializes in fundraising auctions as well as premier consulting services for non-profit clients. Jonathan helps exceed fundraising goals, while offering a wide variety of practical strategies for revenue enhancement.Jonathan has worked with organizations all over the country helping them achieve their financial goals. He also holds educational seminars to help organizations plan their events.Jonathan attended the Professional Ringman Institute in San Jose, CA and Received his PRI designation as Professional Ring Man.Jonathan was awarded the Certified Auctioneers Institute (CAI) designation from the National Auctioneers Association . It is a 3-year course and the highest designation an auctioneer can receive. He was awarded the honorary title of Colonel from the Missouri Auction School.Jonathan is a member of the South Dakota and Nebraska Auctioneers Associations. He hosts an event with great professionalism, wit and charm, and he has an amazing talent for drawing a crowd into a program while keeping a continual flow of excitement.Jonathan resides in Sioux Falls, with his wife Rachel and four children, Phoebe, Elliott,Amelia, & Everett.


Sabrina Townsend is known for her ability to comfort and calm a room based on the little-known fact that she is a trained psychologist who moonlights as a podcaster, speaker, wedding officiant and much more. Her dynamic voice has been heard on radio, television, conference stages, track meets, church, and most impressively, “reminding her son to do his chores”. She is an influencer to many and loves to leave you with pearls of wisdom from her expansive life. In her free time she enjoys reading, traveling, and listening to live music. Although her home base is Dallas, TX she is willing to travel the globe to share her many gifts.

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Big Canvas is a loveable group of improvers who share some of the best stand-up, improv, and sketch comedy shows in Omaha. We are a non-profit organization focused on shows, classes, and community outreach. We believe in 'Comedy for Everyone'.

3624 Farnam St., Omaha, NE, United States, Nebraska

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Shannon Bingham, Mrs. Midwest International 2024, will be at Comedy for Change presenting and taking photos with attendees. Her platform is Adoption is an Option. Our reigning Mrs. Midwest International 2024, Shannon Bingham, is a wife, mother of three children, and local business owner in Omaha. She has co-owned Seven Salon + Boutique for 20 years, is an international traveling educator, photographer and is Vice-Chair of the DHHS Nebraska State Board. As an adoptive mother who endured years of infertility and miscarriages, she advocates and speaks for various organizations including the Heart of a Child ministries and the Nebraska Children’s Home Society, and she has naturally embraced adoption as her platform for this pageant. Through her mission, Adoption is an Option she spreads awareness about adoption by education, policy reform and sharing stories via YouTube and Instagram Lives. This also afforded her and her family to speak alongside the governor of Nebraska as he signed into proclamation, that they will recognize November as adoption awareness month in Nebraska. Her passion for kids has led her volunteered in children’s ministry since she was 16, teaching and leading in various aspects through-out the years. Shannon will compete for the title of Mrs. International 2024 in Tennessee in July.

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