SPARTA — The Pope John High School Booster Club announced national touring comedian Brad Trackman as the headliner for its 2017 Beefsteak Dinner, Auction and Tricky Tray being held Saturday, November 18 at 6 PM at Pope John XXIII Regional High School, 28 Andover Road, Sparta.“This fantastic, nationally recognized comedian takes our open-to-the-public fundraiser to a whole new level,” said event chairperson Lucy Lubertazzo, “Mr. Trackman’s comedy show, combined with the delicious beefsteak dinner from top New Jersey caterer The Brownstone, and the fun and excitement of the auction and tricky tray, make this year’s event a fabulous night out at a super price. Anyone interested can check out our 'sneak peek' online catalog of our tricky tray prizes starting October 1 at www.biddingforgood.com/2017Beefsteak.”The evening kicks off with an auction and tricky tray followed by a Brownstone-catered beefsteak dinner with open bar, and top comedian Brad Trackman’s comedy show. Tickets cost $60. through October 31, and $70. starting November 1. Interested parties should email email@example.com to obtain a ticket request form, or contact Lubertazzo at (973)-729-9934. Checks and credit cards accepted.Pope John Booster Club President Maureen Myles said, “Ticket purchases help offset rising costs of keeping extracurricular activities an integral part of our children’s education, from drama club to robotics teams to the entire spectrum of sports programs. With these programs, children learn teamwork, cooperation and social skills---and may discover a new passion! Besides our Pope John students, local recreational teams also have access to our fields and courts.”National touring comedian Brad Trackman has been featured as a stand-up on CBS's The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson, Comics Unleashed with Byron Allen, Star Search with Arsenio Hall, AXS tv's Gotham Comedy Live, MTV's The Buried Life, New Joke City with Robert Klein, NBC's Later, NBC's Friday Night and numerous appearances on Comedy Central. Trackman also had his own commercial campaign on Spike TV where he played the fictitious Presidential Candidate Biff Wolanski. Brad started his career in NYC and was a regular at The Comedy Cellar, Gotham, The Comic Strip Live, Carolines on Broadway and Stand Up NY. Also a regular in Atlantic City at the Borgata casino & Las Vegas at Brad Garrett's comedy club in the MGM casino. Trackman has opened for such legendary comedians like Joan Rivers, Robin Williams, Dana Carvey and toured with Weird Al Yankovic. One of his most impressive appearances was headlining The Radio Shack Net Together Concert in Times Square NYC. Brad has two comedy albums from his time headlining The D.C. Improv. Located at 28 Andover Road in Sparta, New Jersey, Pope John XXIII Regional High School is an 8th grade - 12th grade institution committed to the Catholic tradition of education. Guided by the belief that each child has unique gifts and is entitled to an excellent education, the Pope John community fosters its students’ intellectual, spiritual and physical growth, and champions the importance of social responsibility. For additional information regarding Pope John XXIII Regional High School, visit www.popejohn.org or call the main office at (973) 729-6125.