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Citrus College Talent Showcase to Take Place this Weekend-Media Advisory 

Thursday, January 27, 2011
 

MEDIA ADVISORY

JANUARY 27, 2010
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

 

Media Contacts

Paula Green, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626-914-8873 (office), 626-488-7855 (cell)
Stacy Armstrong, Citrus College Office of External Relations, 626-857-4082

 

Media Advisory – Photo and Interview Opportunity

 

Citrus College Talent Showcase to Take Place this Weekend

 

What:            
Valley’s Got Talent is a fundraiser and talent competition hosted by the Citrus College Foundation.  Modeled after some of today’s most popular television music programs, Valley’s Got Talent is designed to highlight the best amateur entertainers in the area. 

Aspiring performers from throughout Southern California auditioned for a chance to perform before an expected audience of 1,400 and the opportunity to win $1,000.  Twenty acts were selected as finalists and will be judged by industry professionals during the event.

Who:              
The following individuals/groups will be in attendance:
-Twenty acts/performers, representing the cities of Alta Loma, Azusa, Claremont, Colton, Covina, Fontana, Glendora, La Verne, Monrovia, San Dimas, San Gabriel, Upland, and West Covina.
-Barry Squire, veteran music executive, Valley’s Got Talent judge
-John Boylan, record producer and song writer, Valley’s Got Talent judge
-Leroy Osbourne, vocalist and recording artist, Valley’s Got Talent judge
-David Jeremiah, voiceover artist, Valley’s Got Talent emcee
-Mike Schaub, comedian, Valley’s Got Talent emcee

When:            
Sunday, January 30, 2011
2:00 p.m.

Where:          
Haugh Performing Arts Center
1000 W. Foothill Blvd.
Glendora, Ca. 91741

Why:              
All proceeds from Valley’s Got Talent will benefit the Citrus College Foundation, a nonprofit organization that supports Citrus College programs and scholarships.  To date, over $60,000 in sponsorships have been donated to the event from local firms and private donors.

How:              
Ticket prices for Valley’s Got Talent are $10 apiece.  For more information, visit www.citruscollege.edu.

 
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