2013 Womanless Pageant
2nd annual Womanless Pageant raises $2,000
Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation held its Second Annual Womanless Beauty Pageant on March 2 at the Elberton Elks Lodge. Blake "Trixie" Young was crowned Queen, There was a tie for Runner Up, Jeremy "Shawty" Owens and Shannon "Wanda Sha-nay-nay" Fortson. The "Crowd Favorite" was Blake "Trixie" Young.
There were well over 300 people in attendance. Proceeds for the Foundation totaled $2,000 benefiting the ICU improvements and equipment.
Pageant contestants included Tim "Foxy Rose" Adams, Steve "RoXXXanne" Banks, William "Willow" Barnett, Chad "Chadisty" Blackmon, Blake "Boom Boom" Burton, Stacey "Starlight" Drake, Matt "Matsuo Ha Ti" Dunbrack, Shannon "Wanda Sha-nay-nay" Fortson, Jeremy "Shawty" Owens, Jason "Jasmine" Ray, Blake "Trixie" Young.
Foundation Chair Pam Smith said, "The Foundation's Young Professionals Advisory Board and the Elbert Memorial Hospital Foundation are to be commended for this successful event. Donna Seymour did a phenomenal job lining up the contestants once again this year. This continues to be the Foundation's largest attended event. Thank you to everyone who came out and supported this event."
Also, we give special thanks to Pinnacle Bank, The Medical Center of Elberton, and ValuTeachers (Denise Smith) for being our pageant sponsors; the Elberton Elks Lodge for the use of its facility and hors d'oeuvres served; Woodson Florist & Vintages for bouquets for the Queen, First Runner Up, and "Crowd Favorite" and the palms for the stage decorations; Wal-Mart for palms for stage decorations; Trendy Retail for high heels used for decorations; Courtney Blackmon for escorting the contestants; and Kevin Blackmon "DJ Boogieman" for providing the evening's music and music for the contestants. Thank you to Emcees Danny Bessinger and Anne Jaudon; Judges, Kay Dickerson, Jennifer Long, and Amy Ruff. and Reigning Queen Rick "Raquel" Higginbotham for crowing this year's Queen.
"Thank you" to the EMH Foundation and Young Professionals Advisory Board and especially Board Member Donna Seymour for enthusiastically putting together the pageant with eleven amazing contestants.