Registrations due by June 5 for Bill Riley Talent Search

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All young musicians and dancers are reminded that next Tuesday, June 5, is the last day to register to compete in the Bill Riley Talent Search slated for June 10 during the Bell Tower Festival in Jefferson.

Thanks to sponsorship by Bolton & Menk, cash prizes will be awarded to first, second and third place winners in both the Sprout and the Senior divisions. First place winners will qualify to compete at the Iowa State Fair in August.

The Bill Riley Talent Search will begin at 5 pm on the Plaza Stage east of the Mahanay Memorial Carillon Tower.

There is no charge to compete. Registration forms are available on the Bell Tower Festival page under the “Tourism” tab on the Greene County Chamber’s website,, by mailing show coordinator Riley at 305 W. State St, Jefferson, IA 50129, by emailing her at news [at] greenecountynewsonline [dot] com or by calling her at 515-386-3087. Completed registration forms should be returned to Riley by mail or email.

Visit the Bill Riley Talent Search page under the “Participate” tab at for complete rules.

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