Aug 04 2011

Judy Croon

Comedian, Broadcaster, Motivational Speaker

Topics: Arts & Entertainment, Charity & Humanitarian
Interview Date: July-26-2011
Extraordinary Insights: "Give back and don't wait until you are rich. If you want to be a great role model for your kids, give back something every day."

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Judy Croon has 15 years of combined experience in radio, stand up comedy and keynote speaking. She’s been the opening stand-up act for Joan Rivers, Wynonna, Dionne Warwick, Anne Murray , Weird Al Yankovic and comedian Robert Klein. She has been featured at the prestigious Just for Laughs Comedy Festival in Montreal and the Toyota Comedy Festival in New York City  Her tv specials have appeared on CBC, CTV, CBS, NBC and A&E. Judy has co-hosted successful morning shows on Toronto ’s Mix 999, LA’s KFRG and XM radio with Mike Bullard. And she has MC'd notable events as The Southern California Ad and Sales Awards and the Women in Film and Video Gala Awards. Judy believes in giving back. For six years, Judy was a committee member of Princess Margaret Hospital , co-creating and hosting Laughlines- a fundraiser that raised over $650,000 dollars for breast cancer research. She also created Stand Up for the Girls- an annual fundraiser for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Judy is also a member of the Toronto Board of Trade, The Canadian Association of Professional Speakers and Toastmasters International. Extraordinary Insights: "Give back. Don’t wait until you’re rich. My motivation was my mother, but so was my great grandmother back in Guyana who, even if she had a cup of rice, if someone came to her back door, she’d give them a cup of rice. Don’t wait until you’re rich.  If you want to be a great role model for your kids, give something back every day. Even if it’s little."

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