MISS USA 2000, LYNNETTE COLE TO HOST
THE THIRD ANNUAL CHILDREN'S BENEFIT TALENT SHOW
AT MIDDLE TENNESSEE STATE UNIVERSITY : TUCKER THEATER
Murfreesboro, TN-- Miss USA 2000 Lynnette Cole, Executive Director of Miss Southern Tennessee pageants and owner of La'Rue Beauty in Franklin, Tennessee will be the mistress of ceremonies for The Third Annual Children's Benefit Talent Show at Tucker Theater at Middle Tennessee State University on July 30, 2005 at 6 pm. Ms. Cole is the first and currently the only woman from Tennessee to win the Miss USA pageant. Special guests include Lauren Lowrey, Ms. Southern Tennessee and Kimberly Robinson, Ms. Southern Tennessee Teen. Other special guests will include Minister Mime, who has appeared on the Bobby Jones Gospel Show and has performed spiritual dramatic interpretation nationally. Jared Crenshaw, a Christian and pop singer, and Steve Gipson, a Nashville comedian. Judges include: Becky Harris, a country music business representative and former pageant judge, Greg Sterling, Nashville country music singer, Sharon Kay, Radio Host for WQQK 92 Q, Angela Bennett, international singer of Bobby Jones Gospel Super Choir, Lorenzo of Dog Lab Records, Jacqueline Trim, author, Sharon Smith, president of Smith Talent Agency, and Will Duncan, world traveler, author, assistant Peace Corp recruiter and manager of the Art House of Murfreesboro, TN.
Contestants ages 7-17 will have the opportunity to be awarded trophies and prizes in the following categories: art, dance, music, and drama at the Third Annual Children's Benefit Talent Show. This year's contestants are: Wesley Stiles, Sarah Upchurch, Anthony Gilbert, Holly Wakefield, Brooke Perry, Emelie Schaefer, Amber Hagan, Yedarm Kim, Dalton Carter, Ashton Jurney, Jamie Averwater, Jessica Oliver, Katherine Polsinelli, Holly Cormier, Rebecca Haley, Reshad McCord, David Brown, Jesse Davis, Sarah Smith, Marcus Rhodes, Jr., Chante'McCroskey, Cory Randall, Kaylie Hackett, and Candace Rucker. Also we welcome digital sound entertainment from a seventeen year old music engineer, Steven Smith and a Hula dance performed by six year old Jacelyn Houghteling.
The Children's Benefit Talent Show is presented by Generation for Creation, Inc.,
a 501 (c) 3 non-profit public benefit organization, "Where Kids Have A Special Place to Create". Visual and performing art classes meet year round at the Center for the Arts every 2 nd and 4 th Saturday from 10 am-12 pm at 110 West College Street . Generation for Creation's mission is kids and structured to involve the entire community of children and adults, serving ages 7-17.
Sponsored by Alpha Tau Omega Fraternity of Middle Tennessee University . Trophies provided by Batey's. Grant rewards are featured on the website: www.gfckids.org . Purchase tickets from MTSU Ticket Office: 615-898-2103. Advance tickets are $10 adults, $5 children/students (3-18), $5 MTSU with ID, and children under 2 are free. Group rates for churches and organizations of 10 or more: are ½ off each ticket, for adults and children. Tickets at the door: $13 for adults and $5 children (3-18). Group rate not available at the door.
Press Release Contact:
Monica S. Floyd, Executive Director 615-890-7116
Generation for Creation P.O. Box 330891 Murfreesboro , TN 37133