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Thumper Pond hosting comedy night to benefit Wadena

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A stand-up comedy show will be held at 8 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 28 to benefit Wadena with tornado relief funds.

Thumper Pond will host three comedians at the

Ottertail resort to raise money. They are:

Maxine Jeffris

One of Minnesota's premiere comedians, Maxine Jeffris has fine tuned her jokes in to one clean, intelligently written and sublimely funny act. A three time "Tonight Show" veteran, Maxine shares her stories of various husbands, children and life on the fast track.

Tommy Ryman

Ryman is a rising young star on the comedy scene and a 2010 finalist in Comedy Central's Great American Comedy Festival, which takes place in Johnny Carson's hometown of Norfolk, Neb.

Rox Tarrant

Tarrant is a show producer and Alexandria native and winner of Duluth Comedy Festival May 2009.

Tickets are on sale now at Thumper Pond.