Arc Broward is searching for contestants for its tenth Annual Miss Arc Broward pageant, offered by Pediatric Associates. The Nov. 13 pageant at Parker Playhouse in Fort Lauderdale permits younger ladies with disabilities to showcase their skills to domesticate confidence, hopefulness, teamwork and compassion. The occasion additionally helps elevate cash for Arc Broward, which supplies alternatives for individuals with disabilities and different life challenges to appreciate their full potential.
Younger ladies ages 6 to 17 are inspired to take part. There are two classes, Little Miss Arc Broward (ages 6-11) and Miss Arc Broward (ages 12-17). The deadline for entrée into the pageant is the top of August. Every contestant will obtain a swag bag of items and take part within the Ice Cream Social kick-off in September and a Spa Night time.
“The Miss Arc Broward Pageant is really distinctive and one in all my favourite occasions,” Kim Vassar says, Chief Development Officer for Arc Broward. “It redefines conventional magnificence requirements and reveals help for our wonderful contestants. It showcases the wonderful skills of younger ladies with disabilities whereas our group joins in and helps Arc Broward.”
On pageant day, the contestants and teenage ambassadors come collectively to carry out a gaggle dance routine. Every contestant can showcase their skills, persona and night put on in entrance of cheering household, pals and followers. The pageant usually attracts greater than 600 spectators. Local people teams type “Cheer Squads” to help contestants. After the procession, Miss Arc Broward and Little Miss Arc Broward function a voice and advocate for his or her group, attending occasions the place they put on their pageant sash. Final yr, Miss Arc Broward topped 14-year-old Samantha Bash and 10-year-old Zoe Woods. The whole expertise supplies a possibility for the group to work with Arc Broward to alter how individuals with disabilities are embraced and included.
Contestants should stay in Broward County and be between ages 6 to 17. For info, name 954.746.9400, ext. 2012, or e-mail [email protected]. The appliance could be discovered on-line at arcbroward.com. Arc Broward is searching for company and particular person sponsors and donations. For sponsorship/donation inquiries or methods to get entangled, please contact [email protected] or name 954.746.9400 ext. 2209.
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