Friday, June 5, 2009

2009 Little Mr & Miss Marigold Pageant

2009 Little Mr & Miss Marigold Pageant
Pekin Dragon's Dome
Sunday, July 26, 2009

All proceeds from the 2009 pageant will benefit Pekin Area Easter Seals. Winners from the pageant will appear on the 2010 Easter Seals Telethon with a check presentation.

Join us for a fun, family, Marigold Festival event. No experience is necessary. We are looking for girls & boys with personality plus. There will be many appearance opportunities and events throughout the year.

There are several age groups for boys and girls. Registration forms are available at the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, 402 Court Street, or you can download one at:

Pre-registration and Q/A at the Pekin Public Library July 21st from 6:15-7:00

Monday, June 1, 2009

Grow for the Gold Garden Contest

Back again this year is the Grow for the Gold Garden Contest. Help make Pekin the Marigold Capital of the World with your Marigold gardens.

All entries must have a Pekin address and flowers must be visible from the street. The marigolds can be by themselves or in combination with other flowers. You may enter your own flowers or your neighbor’s garden. The entry deadline is August 5th with judging on Saturday, August 8th. A photographer will take pictures of all entries. The judge’s decision is final with cash prizes to be awarded. For an entry blank visit the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce at 402 Court Street or download at: