'Manassas Got Talent' by Project Infusion

The talent show, in its second year, will take place on Mother's Day weekend.

is proud to present the second annual "Manassas Got Talent," a youth and young adult showcase of singing, dancing, positive rap (no profanity), poetry and more being held on Saturday, May 12 at 7 p.m. in the auditorium of .

Celebrity judges include principal who during his 19 years in public education, has led and supervised five different fine and performing arts programs throughout Northern Virginia; Mally Dryden-Mason,  with Virginia's Department of Professional and Occupational Regulation (DPOR); Performer and singer Urian Murray; and Kelly Cooper, a U.S. Air Force veteran.

, said there's about 12 performing acts taking to the stage on Saturday. This year there will be an MC and belly dancers added to the show. Mothers will also receive carnations as a special gift in honor of Mother's Day.

Project Infusion is a 501(c)(3) program of leadership, tutoring and after-school programming at Metz.  Project Infusion also is working now with at-risk youth in the Georgetown South community, with a program designed to show them "succeeding through achieving."  We believe all young people have gifts and talents!  A highlight of the evening will be recognition for youth who have demonstrated leadership roles.   The talent show is open to the public.  An entry fee of $5 will be collected at the door to help fund activities for Project Infusion.

and her husband have been long-time supporters of the Project and the upcoming talent show. "I would love for her to come and be recognized at the event," Murray said. "We are working on making that happen."

For more information, contact Project Infusion Director Tina Murray at projectinfusion@yahoo.com or call 571-285-6439.  A few slots are still open – if you are a youth or young adult and want to be a part of the showcase, let Miss Tina know before June 3.


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