Voting is now live to decide the Best of the Best of the Morning Pointe Foundation’s four Seniors Got Talent winners from 2023.
The contest will run through Jan. 31 at https://bit.ly/MPSeniorsGotTalentBestofBest. Votes are $1 and up, and the winner will be determined by the most donations to the Morning Pointe Foundation. The 501(c)3 nonprofit provides caregiver support programs, sponsors educational awareness events, and funds clinical scholarships to advance the care of seniors throughout the Southeast. Proceeds from all the Seniors Got Talent shows go to the Foundation as well.
Each winner from the variety shows in Chattanooga, Franklin, and Knoxville, Tennessee, as well as Lexington, Kentucky, is in the running for the Best of the Best title. They will also win four tickets to the Seniors Got Talent 2024 show of their choice.
Contestants are (click on the links to watch their videos in which they share about their experience with Seniors Got Talent):
- Bonnie Hannah, pianist, 82 – Chattanooga, TN
- Ron Cheak, singer, 68 – Lexington KY
- Jack Wise, pianist, 66 – Franklin, TN
- Corkey Miller, comedian, 63 – Knoxville, TN
The winner will be announced Feb. 1.
Seniors Got Talent annual variety shows in each location are open to any talented seniors age 60 and older. Acts have included singers, musicians, dancers, poets, comedians and more.
“We have some excited contestants and fans who are glad to be part of deciding our Best of the Best winner,” said Miranda Perez, Morning Pointe Foundation executive director. “Thanks in large part to the fundraising efforts from our Seniors Got Talent shows in 2023, we were able to give more scholarships to deserving students across the Southeast. Just know that in voting for the Best of the Best, each vote goes to not only support your senior performer of choice but also support education for the next generation.”
The Morning Pointe Foundation is the philanthropic arm of Morning Pointe Senior Living founded by senior healthcare entrepreneurs Greg A. Vital and J. Franklin Farrow. The public service organization was created in 2014 and has bestowed 111 scholarships in the Southeast to date.
Founded in 1997 by Vital and Farrow, Morning Pointe Senior Living owns and operates 38 assisted living, personal care, and Alzheimer’s memory care communities in five southeastern states: Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama and Indiana.