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February 23, 2017
Contact: Michele St. Martin
(952) 838-9000
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Comedian Jay Leno to headline PACER’s Annual Benefit on May 13

Leno currently hosts Jay Leno’s Garage on CNBC

The legendary Jay Leno, one of the country’s most popular comedians, will have the audience laughing nonstop at PACER’s 35th Annual Benefit, presented by Starkey Hearing Technologies, on Saturday, May 13 at the Minneapolis Convention Center.

The Emmy Award-winning late night TV show host and amazing stand-up comedian is extremely popular, according to Paula Goldberg, PACER’s Executive Director.

“We are thrilled that our audience we will have the chance to experience Jay’s magic,” Goldberg said.

Leno has performed hundreds of comedy shows over the past 20 years. He is the former host of The Tonight Show and currently stars on CNBC’s Jay Leno’s Garage.

Named “America’s Favorite TV Personality” by the Harris Poll in 2009, Leno has been touted as one of the nicest people in show business and the hardest working. Leno remains passionate about performing in front of live audiences.

Proceeds from the Annual Benefit support PACER’s programs for children with disabilities and their families, and PACER’s National Bullying Prevention Center. Tickets start at $75 and include the celebrated silent and live auctions.

For tickets and information, visit or call 952-838-9000.