Contestants sought for Niles pageant
NILES –The Niles Pageant Committee is currently accepting contestants for the annual Niles Pageant that will be 3 p.m. June 30 at the National McKinley Birthplace Museum, 40 N. Main St.
Contestants will be assigned to the following age divisions: Little Miss Niles, ages 5-8; Junior Miss Niles, ages 9-13; and Miss Niles, ages 14 through 2019 graduating seniors.
Contestants must live within the 44446 zip code or be enrolled in the Niles school system for the 2019-20 school year.
Registration forms are available at the Niles McKinley Memorial Library, The Niles Wellness Center, and Renato’s Pizza.
To enroll, contestants must complete a biography, pay a registration fee of $35 and secure a business / family sponsorship of $100. Contestants who enroll on or before May 31, may deduct $10 from the registration fee, and pay $25.
All contestants are asked to attend the Niles Pageant’s Meet and Greet and a photo shoot of the contestants 5:30 p.m. June 5 at the Steven’ s Park Cabin, 541 N. Rhodes Ave.
Organizers said the Niles Pageant Court reigns over the annual Harry Stevens Festival; attends city events, area parades, and ribbing-cutting ceremonies; and completes community service projects throughout their one-year term.
For additional information, contact Georgann Murryat 330-301-8386 or Cindy Rogers at 330-501-8680.