BALDWIN CO., Ala. (WALA) - The fourth annual Baldwin Star Search will be held at the Wharf's Convention Center on March 16, 2012 from 7:00 p.m.-9:00 p.m. The Baldwin Star Search is a talent competition in which all area high schools are asked to have a talent show where the top two winners from their school advance to perform at this event.
Over the past three years, talent has included everything from soloists and bands, to steppers, guitarists and even a drum acts. This event is open to students, parents, and community members as a drug free family fun activity.
High school students will sign drug-free pledge cards and be given drug-free wristbands as their free admission to the event. As students enter the event they will be given a ticket that will then be used for their chance to win door prizes during the event.
The emcees for the event this year will be Cherish Lombard with FOX10 and Q-Tip with 104.1 WABD.
Video screens will be utilized during to show 30-second winning commercials for 2010/2011 and to highlight the event sponsor will be displayed throughout the event. The Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board will be giving short presentation during intermission at the event.
The top three winning acts will receive grand prizes which may include a vacation trip, cash cards, and local business gift cards. All contestants will receive prize packs with items from WALA/WANA and WMXC.
Baldwin County Community Alliance operates through Baldwin County Mental Health Center, Prevention Services. The Baldwin County Community Alliance is comprised of community agencies that meet regularly to discuss and implement strategies to target underage drinking and drug use among area youth. The coalition's main focus for this year has been to decrease the access and availability of alcohol to minors.
For more information about the Baldwin Star Search, you can visit the BCCA website at www.ProudToBeFreeBaldwin.org .
Project Rebound is a nonprofit organization funded by a $12 million dollar grant from BP to the State Mental Health Department. The organization is designed to assist in coastal recovery as a result of the 2010 Deep Water Horizon/BP oil spill. If someone needs assistance whether it be financial, emotional or deeply personal Project Rebound is here to help. Project Rebound teams are also trained to help survivors of the April 2011 tornadoes that have been displaced and may be living in Baldwin or Mobile counties. Counselors are available 24/7 by calling 1-800-639-REBOUND (7326) or by visiting the Project Rebound website at www.ProjectRebound.org .
Baldwin County Community Alliance (BCCA)
• Alabama Alcohol Beverage Control Board
• Alabama Teen Challenge
• Baldwin County Department of Human Resources
• Baldwin County District Attorney's Office
• Baldwin County Juvenile Court
• Baldwin County Mental Health Center
• Baldwin County Public School System
• Baldwin County Sheriff's Office
• Baldwin Times/Gulf Coast Newspapers
• Baldwin Youth Services
• Bay Minette Police Department
• Clear Channel-WMCX Radio
• Daphne Police Department
• Fairhope-Point Clear Rotary Youth Club
• Foley Police Department
• John McClure Snook Youth Club of Foley
• Parent Representative
• Ruff Wilson Youth Center
• South Baldwin Chamber Foundation
• Student Representative
Sponsored by: Baldwin County Alliance
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