Bingham to show off talent on Friday
BLACKFOOT — Several talented performers will take the stage at the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center Friday during the second annual Bingham's Got Talent.
The show will begin at 7 p.m. Admission is $3 at the door. All proceeds from the event will benefit the American Cancer Society and Relay for Life. The event is organized by the Jason Lee Memorial United Methodist Church's Relay team, Angels Among Us.
"We are hoping to draw some great talent and be able to fill the Blackfoot Performing Arts Center with a great audience to enjoy the talent," event chairman Stacy Hastriter said. "This is a very personal and fun way to donate to the American Cancer Society."
A panel of three judges will select the first place winner in two age divisions—under 14 and 14 and over—who will be awarded $100 and a trophy. Brenda Baumgartner Stanley will emcee the event.
The winner of the People's Choice Award—the act that collects the most $1 votes—will receive $50.
Performers can collect money for their vote box throughout the week and can use additional means the night of the event to collect additional votes. Organizers are encouraging participants to collect as many votes as possible prior to the event. All money collected in the vote boxes through People's Choice goes to the American Cancer Society.
Several items will be auctioned throughout the evening including four tickets to a Utah Jazz game next season. Additionally, there will be numerous door prizes from local businesses including On The Spot, Starlite Bowling Lanes, Homestead Family Restaurant, College of Massage Therapy at Bingham Memorial Hospital, Lee's Service and Exhaust Specialists, Stockman's Restaurant and Golden China Restaurant.
Other Relay for Life Fundraisers
May 12 — Wine Tasting at The Wine Garden 7-9 p.m.
Tickets are $15 and can be purchased by calling First American Title at 785-5511
May 21 — 'Give Cancer the Boot' Boot Polishing at Cal Ranch 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Hosted by Electricians for Life, contact Laurie Watters at 390-1913 for more information.
May 21 — Silver Spurs 4H Club food sales at Mickelsen's Arena Horse 4H Clinic
Silver Spur 4H Club is selling ‘Relay Donation Feet’ for $1 at the Snake River Sinclair, PRB Feed and Bingham Coop. They also have donation buckets at A&W, Mickelsen Construction, Golden Comb, Dr. Peterson’s office, Bingham Coop and the Snake River Sinclair. Additionally, www.kreativecorner.etsy.com is donating 25 percent of May's online vinyl lettering sales to the Silver Spur 4H Club relay team.
Alliance Title is selling their 4th annual Awesome Cookbooks for $7. They are also raffling a survivor quilt and bag donated by Jacque Winterowd. Raffle tickets are $5 each or 5 for $20. Contact Michelle or Christa at 785-4573 or purchase at 246 W. Pacific St.
Team F.A.I.T.H. and Team U.F.C. are sponsoring the Rodriguez Boys Lawn Spring Clean fundraiser on Saturdays through May. For $7.50 an hour they will rake leaves, clean flower beds, plant flowers, mow lawns and other yard work. Call 680-9586 to schedule.
Aggies Angels is selling homemade noodles, biscotti, Italian bread, homemade fudge, ribbon cakes and cookies. They are also selling handmade note cards. For prices and more information contact Oleva Blessinger at 684-4948 or 236-6713 ext. 3740 or Agnes Schreier at 785-1316.
The Bingham County Law Enforcement Team sponsors a bake sale every other Friday at the Bingham County Courthouse from 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.