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Jackson Homecomers Celebration 2014

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The Jackson Homecomers Celebration will be July 22 - July 26, 2014.  Mayor Barb Lohr and the Jackson Muny Band will kick off the beginning of 5 nights of entertainment.

The Homecomers Queen Contest will be held at 8:00pm on Tuesday, July 22, 2014 and will be held on the stage in front of the courthouse.  The contest is open to all girls who will be entering the 9th, 10th, 11th or 12th grade during the 2014 - 2015 school year.  The Homecomers Queen and 1st runner-up will receive gifts and prizes donated by local merchants.

The 5th Annual Senior Idol Contest will be held on Wednesday, July 23, 2014.  All seniors age 55 or older are invited to compete.  Prizes will be awarded along with the People's Choice Award.  The Gospel Singing Event will also be held on Wednesday evening.  All church choirs, praise and worship team and any church groups are encouraged to participate in the funfilled evening.  Montgomery Bank sponsors the Senior Idols and Gospel event.

The Annual Talent Show will be on Thursday, July 24 and Friday, July 25, 2014 and as always it will be held on the stage in front of the courthouse.  Winners and runners-up may compete on Friday, July 26.  Winners on finals night will receive prizes.  The overall winner of the 13-21 age group will be invited to the Youth Talent Contest at Mid South Fair in Memphis, Tennessee.  A representative from Mid South Fair will be in Jackson on finals night and may invite other to participate in the Talent Contest at Mid South Fair in Memphis.  Amateur acts of singing, dancing, acrobatics and instrumentals are invited to attend -- singles, groups or duets.  There is no piano and the stage is outdoors.  In case of rain the show will move to the American Legion.

Entry forms for all contests are available online at www.jacksonhomecomers.com and the Jackson Chamber of Commerce.  Deadline for entries is 5:00pm on Friday, July 18, 2014.
Participation in the Talent Show and Queen Contest will be on a first come, first serve basis, as there will be a limited number of contestants.  There are no entry fees.
 
For more information, contact Linda Penzel at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

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