DEFIANCE, Ohio - Performers from the Defiance County community and Defiance College will participate in a talent show that is sure to be a spectacular and entertaining evening for all ages. The highly talented performers will showcase the best of their talents and gifts through music, dance, poetry, and song.
This event is sponsored by Sisters United and the Office of Intercultural Relations of Defiance College to support Inpatient Hospice of Defiance. The show will be held at Schomburg Auditorium on the campus of Defiance College on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 3 to 6 p.m.
The opening performance features Defiance’s own ArVonte ‘Vonnie’ Rosse. Rosse was born and raised in Fort Wayne, and now resides in Defiance. He has performed with various artists at the RCA Dome in Indianapolis, auditioned for American Idol and was a recent contestant in Defiance County’s American Idol.
The performers will be judged and will be competing to win the grand prize of $100. Judges are Anne Gordon, wife of DC’s president Mark Gordon; Mercedes Clay, director of intercultural relations; and Cheryl Marshall, member of Sisters United.
In addition to the entertainment, there will be light refreshments and desserts served.
Tickets can be purchased in advance for $5 at Goin Postal, 925 S. Clinton Street, Defiance. You may also purchase tickets the day of the event for $7. Students (with ID) and children pay $3. For more information, you may contact Sharon Washington at 419.784.5756. Defiance College students may purchase tickets from Mercedes Clay.
Defiance College, chartered in 1850, is an independent, liberal arts institution in Northwest Ohio offering more than 40 undergraduate programs of study as well as graduate programs in education and business. Defiance College has received national recognition for its educational experience of service and engagement. The college website is www.defiance.edu.
November 3, 2011