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MEMPHIS, TN — Carol Leifer, comedian, actress, comedy writer, author and inspiration for the character of Elaine on the long-running TV comedy Seinfeld, will perform at a luncheon hosted by Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region on Wednesday, April 29, 2009.

Who: Carol Leifer
What: Luncheon to benefit Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region
When: Wednesday, April 29, 2009, 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 a.m.
Where: Holiday Inn, University of Memphis-Overton Ballroom
Tickets: $25, purchase on line at ppgmr.org or call (901) 725-3051
Leifer is a long-time supporter of Planned Parenthood, and has eagerly agreed to come to Memphis to benefit PPGMR’s Health Center, which provides needed health services and education to thousands of MidSouth women (and men).
Carol Leifer is an accomplished standup comedian and an Emmy-nominated writer and producer for her work on such television shows as Seinfeld, The Larry Sanders Show, Saturday Night Live and The Academy Awards. She has starred in several of her own comedy specials aired on HBO, Showtime and Comedy Central. She has also appeared on The Tonight Show, Real Time with Bill Maher, Conan O’Brien, The View and The Oprah Winfrey Show.
Ms. Leifer will deliver a comedy performance at the luncheon on April 29th and afterwards will sign copies of her first book, When You Lie About Your Age, The Terrorists Win, which is featured on Oprah.com and O Magazine.
Ms. Leifer will be available for media interviews for a limited time on the morning of the April 29th luncheon. To schedule a one-on-one interview with her, please contact Joan Carr at (901) 725-3008. 


Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region (PPGMR), founded in 1938, is an affiliate of Planned Parenthood Federation of America. PPGMR’s mission is to ensure broad public access to reproductive and related health care through clinic services, education, advocacy and community partnerships in serving 42 counties in West Tennessee, North Mississippi and East Arkansas.


Planned Parenthood Greater Memphis Region


Joan Carr, Director of Community Affairs
(901) 725-3008


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