Miss B.C. seeks entries

The search for Miss B.C. 2011 has now begun and organizers are scouring the province for contestants.

  • Apr. 22, 2011 11:00 a.m.

The search for Miss B.C. 2011 has now begun and organizers are scouring the province for contestants.

“We are especially targeting people from Williams Lake, one of whom will become the next Miss B.C. Interior, and one of whom may become the next Miss B.C.,” says contest spokesperson Darren Storsley.

The Miss B.C. pageant is a program for young women to learn new skills while developing their self-esteem.

From workshops on self defence to health and fitness, the contestants will also go through public speaking training and are encouraged to hold a charity fundraiser in their community.

Last year’s Miss B.C. pageant raised more than $32,000 for the Cops for Cancer charity.

Miss BC 2010 Tara Teng has been doing amazing work with her title, including organizing B.C.’s very first Freedom Week to bring awareness to the issue of human trafficking, meeting with Prime Minister Stephen Harper, and heading to Montreal where she won the title of Miss Canada.

Check out all the amazing press that the Miss B.C. pageant garners every year, including front page spreads on some of the province’s most widely distributed media!http://www.missbc.ca/Press.aspx

If you know anyone who wants to get involved in this truly memorable event where they will make everlasting friends, give back to the community, and get amazing opportunities, then make sure they apply now to be part of Miss B.C.

Visit http://www.missbc.ca for more information and to apply now. Also, find us on Facebook under Miss B.C. Pageant.

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