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AMMC Foundation Hosts 12th Annual Benefit Beauty Pageant

Shay Willis January 21, 2013

The AMMC Foundation Benefit Beauty Pageant is being held Saturday, March 2, 2013 from 1:00 pm-4:00 pm (Afternoon Pageant for Wee Miss to Young Miss Contestants) and from 6:00 pm-9:00 pm (evening Pageant for Pre-Teen Miss to Senior Miss AMMC Contestants) at the Greene County tech High School Auditorium located at 4601 Linwood Drive in Paragould.

Afternoon pageant contestants should dress in church wear only. Evening pageant contestants should dress in formal wear. Winners will be announced throughout the day of the pageant.

Entry forms are available at AMMC’s information desk and on the web at under The Foundation/Special Events. The non-refundable entry fee is $40 per child. The early bird entry fee is $30 per child if payment is postmarked by Friday, February 15, 2013. Entry forms and fees may be mailed to AMMC Foundation; Attn: Sarena McCord; P.O. Box 339; Paragould, AR; 72451 and received no later than Thursday, February 28, 2013. Entry forms will not be accepted during rehearsal or at the door.

There also will be a Most Photogenic Contest for each pageant category, with a non-refundable entry fee of $10 for each child. Photos (no frames please) for the competition should be submitted at the drop-in rehearsal or may be mailed with the entry form and fees.

Every contestant registered for the competition will be eligible for the Audience Favorite Award. Votes are $1.00 per vote and voting will begin at the start of the afternoon pageant.

The winner of the Senior Miss AMMC competition will be honored as a 2013 AMMC Foundation Ambassador for various events and activities and awarded a $500 scholarship at a later date.

Admission to the pageant is $4 for adults and $3 for students. One adult will be admitted free with each contestant.

For additional information about the pageant, please contact Sarena McCord at (870) 239-7856 or (870) 476-2746, or by e-mail at:

Drop-in rehearsal is Thursday, February 28, 2013 from 5-7 p.m. at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in the auditorium of the Professional Office Building.

Proceeds from the pageant will be used to purchase bedded warmers for newborns in our nursery. The state-of-the-art warmers are designed to provide comfort, security and safety for our “newest” patients at AMMC.