The stage is set for this year’s Morning Pointe Foundation Seniors Got Talent variety show in conjunction with Morning Pointe Senior Living. The show is at the new 650-seat Silverdale Center Creekside Theatre at 7236 Bonny Oaks Drive.
The theater is part of the Silverdale Baptist Academy campus.
The show will take place on Tuesday, Aug. 8, at 7 p.m.
Acts on deck include singers, guitarists, dancers and more.
Greg Funderburg, director of marketing for the Urban League of Chattanooga and former anchor for WTVC Newschannel 9 morning/noon news, will serve as the master of ceremonies for the second year. Judges will include Rodney Van Valkenburg, executive director of the Chattanooga Theatre Centre; Steve Darmody, award-winning Christian recording artist; Ashley Rogers, Miss Tennessee 2021 and owner of Magic Lamp Entertainment, Knoxville Princess Parties and Kid Quest Expo; and Danielle Farrell, founder and artistic director for Encounter Artistic Movement.
Prizes will be awarded to the first, second, and third-place winners. The grand-prize winner will receive $500. Audience members can also vote for the People’s Choice Award winner for $1 per vote.
“We are so excited about this year’s lineup of talent,” said Miranda Perez, Morning Pointe Foundation executive director. “It’s definitely going to be a night of fun.”
Tickets for the Morning Pointe Foundation Seniors Got Talent show are $10. They are available at https://morningpointefoundation.com/seniorsgottalent/. Seating is general admission.
Proceeds go to the Morning Pointe Foundation, the philanthropic arm of Morning Pointe Senior Living founded by entrepreneurs Greg A. Vital and J. Franklin Farrow. The 501(c)3 nonprofit public service organization was created in 2014 to provide caregiver support programs, sponsor educational awareness events, and fund clinical scholarships to advance the care of seniors throughout the Southeast.
Morning Pointe’s Seniors Got Talent is building on a 14-year tradition that began at Morning Pointe of Hixson, Tennessee. Morning Pointe also sponsors Seniors Got Talent competitions in Knoxville and Franklin, Tennessee, as well as Lexington, Kentucky.
Those who wish to inquire about VIP sponsorships should contact Perez at (423) 238-5330.
Founded in 1997 by Vital and Farrow, Morning Pointe Senior Living owns and operates 37 assisted living, personal care, and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in five southeastern states. These include six campuses in Chattanooga, Ooltewah and Hixson, with the 38th Morning Pointe community slated to open in Walker County, Georgia, in late 2023.