This year the 34th annual Miss Pine River Pageant will be held Saturday, April 6 at the Pine River-Backus High School Old Gym. This year’s theme is “A Red Carpet Affair.” The doors open at 6:30 p.m., and the pageant begins at 7 p.m. Admission is $5 for adults, $4 for seniors and students, and free for ages six and under.
This year’s pageant features nine girls: Amanda Fleming, Joanna Richards, Candice Zaczkowski, Kasey Helms, Sophie Williams, Darlene Hanson Manley, Kristle Peltier, Katrina Adkins, and Jamie Eastman. Participants will participate in a personal interview, a presentation of casual business wear, a talent show, and evening gowns.
Participants are competing for scholarships to be awarded following completion of their first college term. Miss Pine River will be awarded $1,000, first princess will be awarded $400, second princess will receive $300, and miss congeniality will receive $50. In addition to helping to pay for higher education, the Miss Pine River Pageant is meant to promote the Pine River area.
Anyone interested in donating money or time to this year’s Miss Pine River Pageant can contact John Wetrosky with the Chamber of Commerce at 218-587-4000, or Barb Klocke at 218-587-4852.