Gadsden State Community College will have a new addition to the 19th Annual Charity Showcase scheduled for Nov. 7. This year young ladies age 7 – 11 years old will have an opportunity to compete for the title of Little Miss Gadsden State. The winner will get to spend one day with Miss Gadsden State at the Miss Alabama Pageant held at the Wright Center on the Campus of Samford University June 4 – 7, 2014.
She will bear the title of a Rising Star in the Miss Alabama Pageant.She will also ride in the Christmas parades with Miss Gadsden State. There is a $50 entry fee for this pageant and an additional $10 for the Miss Photogenic part of the competition. Up to five photos may be submitted for each participant. Deadline for the entries is Nov. 1.
The young ladies will be judged on poise, personality, and stage presence during the Showcase. Recommended attire for the pageant includes nice dresses or outfits but no evening gowns. To enter or obtain more information about the pageant contact Dr. Judy Hill at 256-549-8329, firstname.lastname@example.org or Kay Smith-Foster at 256-549-8224 email@example.com.
The Charity Showcase and Silent Auction has become a holiday tradition thanks to the wonderful community support and participation.
Previously more than $70,000 has been presented to the Salvation Army and again this year all proceeds will go to this organization to help the less fortunate with food, clothing and toys.
The Showcase will feature continuous entertainment onstage from a variety of artists including the Gadsden State Ensemble and Southern Belle dancers, along with the reigning Miss Gadsden State Suzanne Bruton including contestants from the Miss Gadsden State Pageant, which will be held the following evening.
During the Showcase attendees can enjoy the onstage entertainment or browse the many silent auction items located in the lobby. Auction items have been consistently unique over the years and have included cars, trips, and popular sports memorabilia. There will be a vast number of items donated by area merchants and Gadsden State employees and students.