Wednesday, February 28, 2024


Humor Project part of Doo Dah Days

By On Deck Staff

Two world-renowned speakers from the Humor Project in Saratoga Springs, New York will present a free program on Friday, April 17 at the Ocean City Public Works Building, 12th and Haven Avenue starting at 7 p.m.
Dr. Joel Goodman, founder and director of the project, and Margie Ingram, vice president and director of special programs, will be featured.
Ingram will begin the program at 7 p.m. Her topic will be “Top Ten Hints for Aging Well (at any age or stage of life).”
Goodman will start at 8:15 p.m. with “Save Your Dollars and Sense of Humor: How to Tickle Tough Times.”
The talks will combine humor with wisdom and are sponsored by the Ocean City Free Public Library.
This is the fifth time the Humor Project has presented a program in Ocean City during Doo Dah Days. The zany parade is set for the next day, Sat., April 18 starting at noon.
Goodman is a popular speaker, consultant and workshop leader on the positive power of humor.
He has appeared extensively throughout the United States and countries on all seven continents including Antarctica. He is one of only two speakers in the world to accomplish this feat.
Goodman has authored eight books and edits Laughing Matters magazine.
Dr. Laurence Peter, author of the Peter Principle, has called the publication “Clearly the best periodical on the subject of humor and its uses.”
Described as the “the first full time humor educator in the world,” Goodman joined Willard Scott and Harlem Globetrotter basketball player Meadowbrook Lemon in receiving the International Lifetime of Laughter Award.
Ingram is one of the pioneers in the field of stress management and the benefits of humor.
She speaks at national and international conferences on humor in the work place, preventing burn out and related topics.
Ingram’s programs are lively and engaging. She creates opportunities for participants to apply the content of her programs to their lives and jobs.

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