“We would like to invite you to participate in a family-friendly event on January 6. We are having a Tech-Gaming Vendor Expo and a Comedy Show fundraiser. Thirsty Minds Media is trying to raise money for our mentoring program to acquire better computer equipment and facilities to help the youth of Longview learn how to be successful in the gaming industry. This is a great opportunity to reach out to the surrounding communities of Longview and continue to make a difference in the youth of Longview with community outreach.


From 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. technology vendors game development vendors, and local vendors will show families the ins and outs of what they do on a daily basis. Also, special attractions, mobile gaming bus, Gamesters Paradise and a bring your own computer LAN Party will wow both teenagers and adults.  We will also be having a technology in Music workshop from 4 to 5 by the Potter’s Hous North own Mike Robinson.


Speakers: from the gaming industry, Aaron Thibault V.P. of Strategic Operations at Gearbox Software. And from the business sector,  a fully customizable business mobile app raffle giveaway from Delyric Entertainment Urvanityapp C.E.O.

Later in the evening, there will be a comedy show from 6 p.m.-9 p.m. Tickets are $10 for general admission and $20 for VIP. Attendees will be able to enjoy an evening with comedians Joel Rando and White Chocolate. You can get your tickets online as well as at the door. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/comedy-show-fundraiser-hosted-by-holiday-inn-north-tickets-39539109541?aff=ebdssbcitybrowse

To kick off the evening everyone will be in awe of the musical talent from Potter’s house, North own, musician Michael (Mike Mike) Robinson and his band.

Additional Musical entertainment includes; Kirsima Evans and Lizzie Morgan (daughter of celebrity Pastor Wes Morgan) and her group Untethered”