We’ve Got Talent – Sold Out – Smash Hit!

Raised $18,000+ for Emergency Assistance Fund – So Far

Last Friday, LUM presented We’ve Got Talent, an amateur talent showcase judged by local experts. The array of performers amazed the packed audience, who responded with enthusiastic cheers and applause for each act. Judges provided immediate feedback and ultimately selected Onyx Uzomah as the champion and Kory Pritchett as the runner-up. Additionally, the attendees selected the Audience Choice AwardsOnyx Uzomah as the most creativeKory Pritchett as the most entertaining, and Richard VonTersch as the most inspiring.

The event was not only electrifying but also served a noble cause, supporting the LUM Good Samaritan Fund—a vital emergency financial assistance resource for local families. We’ve Got Talent has already raised more than $18,000 for the LUM Good Samaritan Fund, providing a significant boost to the LUM Financial Assistance Program.

If you missed the event, you can still contribute to the LUM Good Samaritan Fund by clicking the button below to make a donation. To view PHOTOS, click HERE.

We’ve Got Talent — Acknowledgements & Thanks

LUM We’ve Got Talent could not have been possible without our attendees and sponsor, First Farmers Bank & Trust, who gave generously. LUM would also like to thank the talent, the judges, and our host, St. Andrew United Methodist Church; our caterer, Lafayette Brewing Company; and our photographer, Brenton Russell. It was a true community event, showcasing the amazing local talent, and raising funds for local emergency financial assistance for rent, utility bills, prescription medications, and more. For more about the We’ve Got Talent event, including the performers and judges, click HERE.

  • First Farmers Bank & Trust – Presenting Sponsor
  • Lafayette Brewing Co. – Refreshments
  • St. Andrew United Methodist Church – Facility & Coffee Service
  • Photographer – Brenton Russell
  • The TALENT
    • Sally Coffman and Chuck Newton
    • Hilary Mirelez
    • Izzy Knapp
    • Michelle Newell-Jackson
    • Emily Newman 
    • Bob Poynter
    • Kory Pritchett
    • Beth Tran and Deni & Semaj Gavin
    • Onyx Uzomah
    • Richard VonTersch
  • The Judges
    • Kitty Campbell
    • Scott Greeson 
    • Angel Valentin
    • Vickie Maris
  • The Team
    • Josh Prokopy
    • Wes Tillett
    • Leanna Giltmier
    • Gayle Koning
    • Terri Anderson

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