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Lakeshore Radio Goes to the Dogs as Hobart K9 Unit Chats Up Annual Comedy Fundraiser.

HOBART K9 POLICE OFFICERS CPL. A. SIMON GRESSER and  SCOUT visited Lakeshore Public Radio's studios on March 22 to talk about the impact K9 officers have on law enforcement and what goes into training the dogs to serve and protect.

They also were there to promote the annual K9 Comedy  Fundraiser taking place on FRIDAY, MARCH 24 at The County Line Orchard (200 S. County Line Rd.) in Hobart, IN.   Doors open 5pm with baskets, raffles and K9 demonstrations.   Then at 7pm three top national comedians from Comedy Central will perform back to back routines -- Dobie Maxwell, Jerry Donovan and Steve Iott.

Funds raised from this event allows the K9 Unit to continue training, and aids in purchasing supplies for the program. 

The evening's guest emcee for the fundraiser -- Lakeshore Public Radio on air personality Tom Lounges -- the host of the programs "Midwest BEAT" and "A Look At The Arts."   Stage production was donated by Tom Lounges Entertainment, LLC of Hobart, IN

Tom Lounges has been a region radio personality and a music journalist since 1979. For the last 35-years, he has been reporting on entertainment as a weekly columnist and feature writer for The Times newspaper. He was also publisher and editor of the monthly tri-state entertainment magazine ("Midwest BEAT Magazine") for over two decades, he has written hundreds of features for numerous national glossy magazines over the decades, and he wrote "Liner Notes" for over a dozen albums release by Sony Records.