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Still time to sign up for Tyrone Area Community Day Talent Search

This year’s annual Tyrone Area Community Day, scheduled to be held Friday, August 3 at DelGrosso’s Amusement Park, is gearing up to be the biggest and best yet.
The day is destined to be filled with fun activities for Tyrone area residents, and all Tyrone area youth are invited to ride and slide for free! This includes all pre-school, elementary, junior and senior high school youth (through 2007 graduation) in the Tyrone area.
Events throughout the day include: a Tyrone Talent Search, chicken barbecue, Tyrone community raffle and a mini-golf tournament. Also, there will be free waterworks, rapids and rides for all Tyrone area youth.
Currently, participants for this year’s Tyrone Talent Search are being sought.
Divisions include: preschool to fourth grade; grades five to eight; grades nine to 12; adult up to 40; adult 40 and over and groups of three or more. Prizes for each division are: first place, $100; second place, $75 and third place, $50.
Talent Search rules are as follows: each act will be limited to three minutes and thirty seconds; each act must participate in one division based on the grade level completed in June of 2007; all members of an act must qualify for the division chosen; you may only participate in one division; all participants must live in or be an alumni of Tyrone Area School District.
Also, prize money is awarded to the act regardless of how many people are in the act; presentation must be in good taste and suitable for audiences of all ages; Microphones will be provided. All other props or musical instruments must be provided by the act; an attitude of friendly competition and community celebration will be expected of all contestants; the decision of the judges is final and only one stage appearance per person permitted either as a single act or as a member of a group.
During the annual Tyrone Talent Search, Marcy Behrens, who is a Tyrone native, will make a special guest appearance. She is currently starring as Lizzy Spaulding on the TV show, the Guiding Light.
For more information on the Tyrone Talent Search, contact Jess Knowlden at Star Search Headquarters at 684-2032. Mail entry information to: Talent Search, P.O. Box 27, Tyrone, PA 16686 by July 27.