Hesperia's most talented seniors proved they still have what it takes during the Senior Talent Showcase starring TV personality Tom Hatten as emcee at Hesperia Leisure League on Sunday, March 8.


During the evening event, the seniors sang, danced, performed comedy and played instruments. The event was sponsored by Inter Valley Health Plan, St. Mary Medical Center and Heritage Victor Valley Medical Group.


The event's program:


Earl Shuler sang "Green, Green Grass of Home." Buzz and Lola Brollier danced to "Mack the Knife." Juanita Christian sang and played saxophone on "Desafinado." Bill Eversole sang "I Don't Need Your Rocking Chair." Rick Rhyne performed a comedy sketch.Victor Hammer, III played "Give Thanks With a Grateful Heart" on keyboard. Frank Mason sang "Danny Boy." Bernice Boggs sang "In My Beautiful Alice Blue Gown" and was accompanied by Margrette Hammer on piano, Seymour Cook on bass and Richard Thomas who danced.


Buzz Brollier played bass while performing "King of the Road." Mack Collings performed a comedic rendition of "Are You Lonesome Tonight?" Walter Collins performed a trumpet medley of "What a Friend We Have in Jesus," "He Touched Me" and "Amazing Grace." Nita and Lowry and Leo Kenney tap-danced to "Silly Smile." Mary Nelson sang "Unchained Melody." Mandolin Joe Isky performed "Arrvederci Roma." Myra Rucker sang "Hallelujah, I Just Love Him So." Quee'en B sang "Chain of Fools."


Ka Puana Lei Luahine Hawaiian dancers performed "Song of Old Hawaii." Mr. C (Alfred Covarubias) performed a vocal and guitar rendition of "Zippity Do Da." Frankie Flash played "Tic Toc Polka" on the accordion, "Frank's Boogie on the harmonica and performed an imitation of Jimmy Durante. Maria Liossis sang "I Fall to Pieces." The Goody Two Shoes (Margrette Hammer and Seymour Cook) performed "Sweetheart Medley" on piano and bass.


The Hi Desert Rats Comedy team of Olivia Luna, Phil Snider and Kenneth Weiks performed "Disaster." The Golden Duet of Alma Jimenez and Barry Sorense san "All I Ask of You." The Original Visionett Singers, Inc. performed a gospel version of "Lead Me, Guide Me." Shirley Meyers sang "Stormy Weather" while accompanied on piano by Margrette Hammer. "The Young and the Restless" featuring Rick Rhyme on vocal and Margrette Hammer on piano and Seymour Cook on bass performed "Heartbreak Hotel." Dewey Powell song "It Matters to Him." Earl Shuler and Quee'en B sang "Let it Be Me." Richard Troller, who was accompanied by pianist Margrette Hammer, sang "How Great Thou Art."