Entry deadline near for Memorial Hospital's talent show fundraiser

Posted: Mar. 2, 2013 12:01 am Updated: Nov. 28, 2014 8:19 pm

CARTHAGE, Ill. -- Monday is the deadline for the $5 entry fee for Memorial Hospital's fifth annual "You've Got Talent" fundraising event.

The talent show begins at 7 p.m. Saturday, March 23, at the University of Illinois Extension Center, 550 N. Madison in Carthage.

Artists, singers, musicians, dancers and entertainers of every kind compete for the $500 grand prize and three runner-up baskets donated by Hancock County area chambers.

Members of the audience will place money inside their favorite performer or artist's designated jar. The contestant who collects the most contributions will be the winner.

Planned performances should be no more than five minutes in duration and should be appropriate for audience members of all ages. There are no age restrictions for performers, and both individuals and groups are encouraged to participate.

An artist can enter one art piece per entry. Art will be displayed during the show.

The entry fee increases to $10 after Monday. All entires must be in by Friday.

Entry forms are available at Memorial Hospital and online at Completed entry forms and entry fee should be returned to Memorial Hospital in care of Greta Wetzel, P.O. Box 160, Carthage, IL 62321.


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