Friday, May 21, 2010

More Contracts Approved

At their May 19th meeting, the Marigold Festival Committee approved contracts for the following:

Festive Food Vendors
Boy Scout Troop 62
Christian Civic Outreach
Job's Daughters Bethel #55
PCHS JROTC
United Way of Pekin

Events
Easter Seals Little Miss/Mr. Marigold Pageant
Parkside Athletics Sand Volleyball Tournament

Civic Collage
Grace Baptist Church
Pekin Hospital League

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Queen Contestants Needed

It's a monumental year for Pekin's Miss Marigold Pageant as we prepare to crown our 35th Miss Marigold Queen.  Nominations and applications are now available for this year's pageant.  The pageant will be held Saturday, August 14 in the F.M. Peterson Theater at Pekin Community High School. 

Contestants must be between the ages of 17-22 and live, work or go to school in Pekin.  There is no fee to enter the pageant and all contestants are guaranteed scholarship money.  Miss Marigold 2010 will win a $2,000 scholarship.

For more information, please pick up a nomination form or application packet at either the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce or the Pekin Community High School Principal's office, or download the forms listed below.  Applications should be turned in to the Pekin Area Chamber of Commerce, 402 Court Street.  The deadline for applications is Friday, June 11, 2010.

Nomination Form:  http://www.pekin.net/Photos/MarigoldPix/PageantNom10.pdf
Application Packet:  http://www.pekin.net/Photos/MarigoldPix/PageantApp10.pdf