January 2, 2019 12:55 pm
Updated: January 10, 2019 9:41 am

Rick Mercer headlining 2019 Silver Spoon Dinner in Saskatoon

WATCH ABOVE: Linda Shaw discusses what women can expect when Rick Mercer hosts the 29th annual Silver Spoon Dinner to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House, among others.

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Rick Mercer is headlining the 2019 Silver Spoon Dinner.

The Canadian comedian and political satirist is returning to Saskatoon to deliver a keynote speech at the 29th annual edition of the fundraiser at TCU Place on May 6.

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Mercer is the Silver Spoon Dinner’s biggest-drawing celebrity ever, performing for almost 1,100 women in 2009.

His TV show, The Rick Mercer Report, recently celebrated its final episode after 15 award-winning seasons.

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Billed as Saskatoon’s premiere ladies’ night out, women will be entertained at the event in elegant style while supporting the Congregation Agudas Israel Jewish community, Saskatoon Hadassah-WIZO, Saskatoon Interval House, and Ronald McDonald House.

Tickets are $225, and can be purchased online starting at noon on Jan. 9.

The Silver Spoon Dinner was launched in 1991 with Dr. Ruth Westheimer as its first celebrity guest.

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