JAMESTOWN, NY– The Robert H. Jackson Center, a non-profit dedicated to promoting liberty under law through the examination of the life and work of Supreme Court Justice Robert H. Jackson and its relevance to current events and issues, presents legendary humorist, Mark Russell to offer his “Mid-Term Report” to benefit the Jackson Center on Sunday, August 5, 2018. Robert H. Jackson Center President Susan Moran Murphy made the announcement

Russell, an American political satirist, comedian and longtime friend and supporter of the Jackson Center, will make an exclusive appearance at Chautauqua Suites in Mayville, NY in support of the Robert H. Jackson Center. The evening will begin at 5:00 p.m. and include a cocktail hour with hors d’oeuvres and cash bar, dinner, dessert and a “Midterm Report” by Mark Russell.

A Western New York native, Russell is best known for his satire on current political headlines. His comedy specials, aired live between 1975 and 2004, mixed political stand-up comedy covering current events with musical parodies that set new humorous lyrics to familiar melodies. With impeccable timing, twinkling eyes and shock-of-recognition insights into American politics and current events, he draws merriment from the pomposity of public life.

Register now, as seating is limited, online at bit.ly/RHJCMarkRussell or by calling (716)483-6646. Admission is $100.00 per person (FMV =$40.00) and $750.00 for a table of 8 (FMV=$320.00).

A special rate is available for those attending, “Conversation With Mark Russell: A Mid-Term Report,” to stay overnight at Chautauqua Suites Hotel and Expo Center on August 5, 2018. Call Chautauqua Suites at 716-269-7829, before July 5, 2018 and use the promotional code “RHJC18 to receive the special rate pricing.

The Robert H. Jackson Center is a 501(c) (3) nonprofit organization that envisions a global society where the universal principles of equality, fairness and justice prevail. The Center invites and engages students of all ages, scholars, educators, national officials and international dignitaries to analyze contemporary issues of peace and justice through the lens of Justice Jackson’s body of work.