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Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation Comedy Night Raises More Than $300,000 for Surgical Services

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ARROYO GRANDE, CA – March 30, 2022 – Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation raised more than $300,000 at its 1920’s-themed Comedy Night event on March 12 at Thousand Hills Ranch. The event featured comedy by Andy Hendrickson and a live auction, all benefiting upgrades and modernization of the hospital’s surgical services.

Comedy Night 2022 was sponsored by Event Sponsor, Vituity and Premier Sponsor, the Arroyo Grande Community Hospital and Marian Regional Medical Center Medical Staff. The event’s successful live auction lineup featured 21 items including jewelry, trips, and a puppy. During a separate call to action portion, JB Dewar, Inc. matched all gifts up to $25,000. 

All funds raised at Comedy Night will benefit Arroyo Grande Community Hospital’s Surgical Services Campaign. The campaign will help modernize the surgical suite with advanced technology, improved functionality and facility upgrades. Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation is partnering with the community to raise $1.5 M to make these upgrades possible.

Those who would like to help support the Surgical Services Campaign can visit or call Arroyo Grande Community Hospital Foundation at (805) 994-5421

Photo Captions (below): 

  • An overview of the Roaring Twenties-themed Comedy Night, 2022
  • Guests enjoyed coming together and sharing laughter
  • Guests dressed in glamorous 1920’s fashion for the Roaring Twenties-themed event



About Arroyo Grande Community Hospital

Arroyo Grande Community Hospital, located in Arroyo Grande, California, is rated a top Joint Replacement Center by Blue Shield and is among the Top 10% in the nation for Joint Replacement. Arroyo has achieved prestigious designation as a Primary Stroke Center by the Joint Commission. The Emergency Department is one of the busiest in the county and nationally recognized for superior patient satisfaction. The hospital also provides the only comprehensive hospital-based Acute Rehabilitation Center on the Central Coast. Arroyo is a Dignity Health member of the Central Coast which also includes French Hospital Medical Center in San Luis Obispo, CA, Marian Regional Medical Center in Santa Maria, CA, St. John’s Regional Medical Center in Oxnard, CA and St. John’s Pleasant Valley in Camarillo, CA. Dignity Health Central Coast is an integrated network of top quality hospitals, physicians from the most prestigious medical schools, and comprehensive outpatient services including primary care offices, premier ambulatory surgery centers, technologically-advanced laboratories and imaging centers and a full service home health agency; all recognized for quality, safety and service. Each hospital is supported by an active philanthropic Foundation to help meet the growing health care needs of our communities.



Publish date: 

Wednesday, March 30, 2022