Music, Blues Bros. & film highlight talent show

GREENVILLE – Gospel, country music, Star Trek: The Fat Generation skit, a film, and Blues Brothers were some of the acts that entertained the audience at the second annual “That 70’s Talent Show” presented Friday, Nov. 11 by the Greenville Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library at the VFW.

Nine entries competed for two $500 prizes and the grand prize of $1,000. Entries were judged by a panel of judges. “Most Original” was awarded to Daphne Kies vocalist who is currently a freshman at Ansonia High School. The “People’s Choice” award went to Robb Grim and Scott Kies who performed the hit “Everybody” to the film clip of the Blues Brothers.  A film by Alexander Stewart titled “22- The Internal War” was awarded the “Best of Show.” Lori Hoover, Greenville High School Interactive Media instructor received the Citizen of the Year award.

Proceeds from the evening will fund the Greenville Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library, whose mission is to build the first-of-its-kind, state-of-the-art veterans digital memorial. For more information contact Mike Maloney @ gvmpdl@gmail.com.

BY PEGGY FOUTZ, FOR THE EARLY BIRD

PHOTO CAPTION: Lori Hoover, GHS Interactive Media Instructor, was given the Citizen of the Year Award for her work with the Greenville Veterans Memorial Park and Digital Library.

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