PRLog - Aug. 12, 2014 - OXNARD, Calif. -- Plans for the 4th Annual 805’s Got Talent Showcase are now underway, set to take place on Saturday, October 18, 2014. Funded in part by the Oxnard Cultural Arts Grant Program, 805's Got Talent continues its dedication to performing arts education through scholarship awards and quality access to entertainment industry resources. This year Coca Cola, Nestlé, Guitar Center, Aaron’s, Cyber Copy Color Graphics, House of Dance, and Tri County Sentry Newspaper have joined as sponsors. A portion of the ticket proceeds will be donated to Oxnard Music Advocacy Group (OMAG) to assist in the purchase of music instruments and school supplies for student participants grades K-9.
Special invited guests from the entertainment community, media and the Oxnard City Council are scheduled to be in attendance. For the 4th year in a row Oxnard Performing Arts Convention Center located at 800 Hobson Way, Oxnard, CA 93030, will be the host venue for the event. Festivities kick off at 2pm, with a Vendor Fair as representatives from local businesses and educational institutions share products and services with the community. VIP guests will walk the red carpet starting at 3pm and the talent showcase will begin promptly at 4pm.
For the first time, the showcase goes interactive with mobile voting support from AT&T. Attendees will be able to vote for their favorite acts in real-time with scores compiled along with scores from the celebrity judges to crown the overall winner of the $1,000 Scholarship.
This year KEYT News Channel 3 Anchor Kelsey Gerckins will host the showcase. Celebrity judges include: Sharifa Godfrey (Hollywood Reporter), Sarah Rivera (Brooklyn Conservatory of Music), Meredith Lee (Got Rhythm Dance Studio), and Belle Johnson (Grammy nominated songwriter and background vocalist). More judges to be announced.
Two special award ceremonies will also take place during the evening. Sue Eckwall of Richard B. Haydock Intermediate School will be honored as 2014 Teacher of the Year and Community Leadership honoree, Byron K. Ward, Chairman of the Community Advocacy Coalition will receive recognition for his extraordinary community service.
“Our Idea is to have a family friendly environment everyone will enjoy. We hope to have the support once again from the Oxnard community to make this event a success”, said Chuck Dennis, Program Chairman. Guests will also be treated to an exclusive live concert after party by a special Radio Disney artist, to be announced.
Those who are interested in participating in the showcase should attend the next auditions on Saturday, August 23, 2014 from Noon-2:30pm at Oxnard PAL 350 K. Street. Oxnard, CA. Registration forms can be found at http://805sgottalent.com.
The call to Sponsorship is now open. Interested businesses should contact firstname.lastname@example.org or contact Alisa Rene` at (951) 315-6202 for Advertising, Vendor and Premiere level sponsorship opportunities. For more event information stay connected at http://www.805sgottalent.com and follow @805sGotTalent on Twitter, Facebook and Instagram.
ABOUT COCA COLA
The Coca-Cola Company (NYSE: KO) is the world's largest beverage company, refreshing consumers with more than 500 sparkling and still brands. Led by Coca-Cola, the world's most valuable brand, our Company's portfolio features 16 billion-dollar brands including Diet Coke, Fanta, Sprite, Coca-Cola Zero, vitamin water, Powerade, Minute Maid, Simply, Georgia and Del Valle. Globally, we are the No. 1 provider of sparkling beverages, ready-to-drink coffees, and juices and juice drinks. For more information, visit Coca-Cola Journey at www.coca-colacompany.com, follow us on Twitter at twitter.com/
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Aaron's, Inc. (NYSE: AAN), a leader in the sales and lease ownership and specialty retailing of furniture, consumer electronics, home appliances and accessories, currently offers its services through more than 2,100 Company-operated and franchised stores in 48 states and Canada. Aaron's was founded in 1955, is headquartered in Atlanta and has been publicly traded since 1982. For more information, visit http://www.aarons.com.
ABOUT GUITAR CENTER
Guitar Center is the world's largest retailer of guitars, amplifiers, drums, keyboards, recording, live sound, DJ and lighting equipment, with more than 260 stores across the U.S. 2014 Marks the milestone 50th anniversary of the Guitar Center Brand as we continue to help people make music from coast to coast. With an unrivaled in-store experience and passionate commitment to making gear easy-to-buy, Guitar Center is all about enabling musicians and non-musicians alike to experience the almost indescribable joy that comes from playing an instrument. All we sell is the greatest feeling on earth. For more information about Guitar Center, please visit http://www.guitarcenter.com.
ABOUT HOUSE OF DANCE
House of Dance is a dance Studio for beginning to advanced students, lessons and classes for salsa, cha cha, ballroom, quick step, waltz, advanced ballroom, east coast swing, west coast swing, foxtrot, Zumba fitness, hip-hop, belly dancing, yoga, line dancing, and country two step, special ballroom, and Latin dance. Quinceaneras, weddings, family packages, and party rentals are available. Now serving Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo Ojai and surrounding cities. Learn more at http://www.pmhouseofdance.com/
ABOUT TRI COUNTY SENTRY
The Tri County Sentry is an adjudicated weekly newspaper of general circulation, published on Fridays by Hunt Communications, LLC. The Tri County Sentry highlights primarily current local, regional and national news from a Minority perspective. The paper is circulated to the general population throughout the Tri-County and West Los Angeles. The Tri-County/Metro Market, is defined as the area between San Luis Obispo and West Los Angeles. Learn more at http://www.tricountysentry.com.
CyberCopy is a leading provider of digital print, imaging and document management services. Our clients are among the most successful and demanding companies in their markets. We utilize the latest technology to deliver a superior product, where you need it, when you need it. CyberCopy has been serving companies iin southern California for over sixteen years.