PROJECT PINK RAFFLE - Mayor Charles “Chuck” Robichaux, left, purchases the first ticket for the annual Project Pink “Angel” raffle from chairman Theresa Prather, joined by granddaughter Emrie Treadway. Raffle tickets are currently on sale for the “Angel of Hope, 12” Seraphim Angel valued at $175 by ladies of Preceptor Alpha Iota Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi, sponsors of the annual Project Pink slated for Saturday, Aug. 24. at the Rayne Civic Center. Contact any BSP member to make your purchase and support this campaign against breast cancer. (Acadian-Tribune Photo by Lisa Soileaux)
Project Pink raffle begins annual schedule of events
RAYNE - Preceptor Alpha Chi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi will again host the “Project Pink” pageants and events on Saturday, Aug. 24, at the Rayne Civic Center.
The 11th annual “Miss Project Pink” pageant will also be held at this time. The queens will hold titles for a year and their primary responsibility will be to inform others throughout the state about the event and invite them to participate in this well-known “Breast Cancer Awareness” event.
The “Children’s Categories” (those younger than 13) will begin with registration at 9 a.m. and competition will begin at 9:30 a.m. Attire will be sportswear. Entry fee for these age groups will be $30 prior registration and $40 at the door.
Children’s categories are as follows: Baby Project Pink (0 – 11 months); T’Nincy Project Pink (12 – 23 months); Toddler Project Pink (2 years); Tiny Project Pink (3 – 4 years); Petite Project Pink (5 – 6 years); Little Project Pink (7 – 9 years) and Deb Project Pink (10 – 12 years).
There will be an optional “Photogenic Award” in each category. Those wishing to participate will turn in their photo and a $5 fee, per photo, during the proper registration periods.
Side awards will also include the following: Prettiest Eyes, Best Hair, Best Personality,
In addition, The contestant selling the most raffle tickets will receive a custom 12” Pink Stone Crown. Raffle tickets are $1 each as visitors can email ProjectPinkPageant@yahoo.com for raffle tickets or visit the Facebook page for additional information. Pink ribbon custom designed crowns and embroidered cotton banners will be awarded for all age divisions royalty.
Inquires can be forwarded to Marlene 334-4470; Theresa 457-8570 or Allyson 337-654-0804.
Pageant entry forms are available by email: ProjectPinkPageant@yahoo.com.