Brooklyn – State Senator Marty Golden and the officers of AARP Chapter #5055 today are announcing the names of the twelve (12) finalists chosen to compete in Brooklyn’s Senior Idol Show to be held on Saturday, October 2, 2010, at Xaverian High School.
The finalists are: Rita Biamonte, Kathie Bistreich, Gianvito Bottalico, Darnley Brown, Eddie Gentile, Julia Dioria, Nunzio Franzese, Hector Gonzalez, Florence Irving, Christine Larkin, Lee Spinosa, and David Vann.
DJ Don K. Reed from WCBS FM, 101.1, the host of the Doo Wop Shop program, will be among a panel of judges charged with the task of selecting Brooklyn’s next Senior Idol. Joe Franklin, “Memory Lane” will once again be the show's emcee (MC). Xaverian’ music director Joseph Loposky will also serve as a judge at the event.
The 12 finalists will compete at Brooklyn’s 4th Senior Idol to be held on Saturday, October 2, 2010 at 8:00 p.m. at Xaverian High School, located at 7100 Shore Road, in Brooklyn. Doors open at 7:30 p.m. and admission is $10.00 at the door.
The winner of the show will be awarded a grand prize of $500 donated by TD Bank.