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AMMC Hosts Beauty Pageant

Saturday, February 04, 2017, 01:00pm - 09:00pm



WHO:  Arkansas Methodist Medical Center Foundation and a bevy of the area’s lovely young ladies 


WHAT: The AMMC Foundation is now accepting entries for its 16th annual benefit beauty pageant.  Contestant categories include: 


Afternoon Pageant Ages: 0 months-grades 4

Evening Pageant Categories: grades 5- grades 12


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 registration can be completed online at The non-refundable entry fee is $40 per child. The early bird entry fee is $30 per child if payment is postmarked by Friday, January 20, 2017. Entry forms and fees may be mailed to AMMC Foundation; P.O. Box 339; Paragould, AR; 72451-0339 and received no later than Wednesday, February 1, 2017. 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 Community Spirit Award. By purchasing votes, family and friends can raise money to help contestants toward this title. The contestant in each category who raises the most money will be awarded the Community Spirit Award for her efforts in raising money to benefit the community.  


A professional photographer will be available on the day of the pageant for pictures.  


The winner of the Senior Miss AMMC competition will be honored as a 2017 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: Pageant Director Tina Linam at 870-239-7069/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.  Teresa Vangilder at 870-239-7077/This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..  


WHEN & Drop-In Rehearsal WHERE: Thursday, February 2, 2017, 5-7 p.m.  Auditorium in the Professional Office Building at Arkansas Methodist Medical Center  1000 W. Kingshighway, Paragould    AMMC Foundation Benefit Pageant Saturday, February 4, 2017  1 to 4 p.m., Afternoon Pageant for Wee Miss to Young Miss Contestants 6 to 9 p.m., Evening Pageant for Pre-Teen Miss to Senior Miss Contestants  Greene County Tech High School Auditorium, 4601 Linwood Drive, Paragould 


WHY: The AMMC Foundation works to raise funds to support and strengthen Arkansas Methodist Medical Center’s efforts in the areas of financial development, the quality delivery of healthcare and greater public awareness through education and community relations. It is a mission of caring. The Foundation was formed in 1992, by a group of dedicated, communityminded individuals to provide a means of philanthropic support to meet the present and future needs of the medical center.  


A recognized leader, Arkansas Methodist Medical Center in Paragould provides progressive, compassionate healthcare to residents throughout Northeast Arkansas and Southeast Missouri. Additional information about AMMC is available at: