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OUN: Talent show applications accepted through Aug. 30

by jmaloni

Press release

Sat, Aug 17th 2013 07:00 am

All individuals age 14 and above with a developmental disability living in or attending school/program in Niagara County are invited to try-out for the upcoming talent show, Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's "Opportunities Got Talent."

Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara's "Opportunities Got Talent," an annual occasion featuring the aptitudes of individuals with intellectual and other developmental disabilities through song, dance, theater and comedy in a competitive format, will take place on Friday, Nov. 22, at the historic Riviera Theatre in North Tonawanda. The event is open to the public.

This talent show affords people with musical or theatrical talents a public opportunity for expression under the direction of James Matteson and the agency's recreation department. A panel of judges from the community selects the winners.

Application forms must be returned by Aug. 30 to be eligible for the mandatory auditions to be held in September. Download forms at http://www.opportunitiesunlimited.org/news-entry/seeking-talent-show-participants or call JoAnn 716-297-6400.

Sponsors for the event include: ARCEU NYSUT/AFT AFL/CIO Local 4265 and NYSUT.

For nearly 60 years, Opportunities Unlimited of Niagara has been providing training, employment, service coordination, parenting, recreation (youth and adult), residential, geriatric, fine arts, horticulture therapy and health-related and support services to people with intellectual and other developmental disabilities - from newborn to seniors - and their families throughout Niagara County.

For more information about the agency, call 716-504-2617 or visit www.opportunitiesunlimited.org.

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