The Smith County Help Center will host a Helping Hearts Fundraiser Pageant on Saturday, August 4, 2018, at the Smith County Agricultural Center. The pageant will begin at 9:00 a.m. with babies 0-11 months and progress through each age category until 6:00 p.m.

The pageant welcomes female contestants of all ages and male contestants up to the age of 6. There will be a $40 entry fee for each contestant.

For an added fee of $5 each, contestants can enter additional categories of competition:

  • Prettiest Eyes
  • Best Dressed
  • Best Smile
  • Personality
  • Most Beautiful/ Handsome
  • Most Photogenic

The total entry fee will be $70 if a contestant participates in all side competitions.

If contestants submit all entry forms and fees before July 20, 2018, they will receive $10 off their entry fee. Entry forms will be available at the Smith County Help Center on Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Contestants should bring a 5 x 7 photograph with their entry form if they plan to enter the Most Photogenic competition.

A trophy will be awarded to the pageant contestant with the most non-perishable food items donated in his or her name in the days leading up to the Helping Hearts Fundraiser Pageant. Please bring non-perishable foods to the Smith County Help Center, and be sure to mention the Helping Hearts pageant and the name of the contestant you would like to make a donation for.

All proceeds from the pageant will be used to support the Smith County Help Center’s mission goal of benefitting Smith County’s low income families with food and utility assistance.

The Smith County Help Center is located at 318 Main Street in Carthage, Tennessee. The Help Center can be reached by phone at (615)735-8090 or contacted through their Facebook page.