Calling all dancers, singers, musicians, and performers...


The Jackie Ward Foundation is proud to present our first ever Virtual Talent Showcase! We believe that our kids in Cherokee, Clay, and surrounding counties have incredible talent and we want to celebrate it! Open to all students K-12, this exciting virtual live-streamed event will feature student-submitted videos of their performances and will be hosted by Ryan Bender and Brian Gatti.



Video submissions need to be 4 minutes or less. Registration is free and all participants will receive a fun prize, courtesy of the Jackie Ward Foundation. Sign ups start October 8th! See you at the (virtual) red carpet December 10!

The Jackie Ward Foundation has made

fantastic performances possible for

The Learning Center since 2011! 

Sponsored in Part by the Dub and Murray Martin Cherokee and Clay County Trust Foundation!!

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Jackie Ward Foundation

217 B Peachtree Street

    Murphy, North Carolina 28906

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is a 501(c)(3) Non-Profit Organization.