Performers from around region invited to compete
By DAVID THORNBURY
Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau
A collection of the area’s finest singers and dancers will converge in Birchard Park on Aug. 5 as the Fremont Exchange Club hosts the annual Fremont’s Got Talent show for a ninth year and this year, a portion of the proceeds will go towards the Humane Society of Sandusky County.
The Fremont’s Got Talent Committee is once again offering cash prizes for first-, second- and third-place finishers.
First prize in the show is $1,000, with a second-place award of $600 and third place award of $400. The best under-18 act will get $300.
Amateur performers from Sandusky, Erie, Ottawa, Wood, Huron and Seneca counties are eligible to enter the contest.
Contestants can register and pay online or download a print a contestant application at www.exchangecluboffremontoh.org/fgt Deadline for contestant registration July 31 with all materials due by noon.
The club wants to get more dancers and other acts to accompany its usual singer-laden lineup, with the Exchange Club looking for a final list of about 36 contestants. We’ve been trying to get the word out that any talent is acceptable.
Fremont’s Got Talent’s preliminary round starts at noon, with a final round starting at 5 p.m. at Birchard Park.
Rain date for the show is Aug. 19.
Fremont Exchange Club is offering sponsorship opportunities for those who would like to help sponsor this year’s event. Sponsors will receive recognition on sponsored Facebook posts, promotional videos, event posters, flyers and advertising. For additional information, call 419-332-4470.
David Thornbury is marketing and design specialist for Sandusky County Convention & Visitors Bureau, 712 North St., Fremont, 800-255-8070.