DOWNEY - Tickets will be available starting Monday for the 56th annual Miss Downey Pageant, taking place March 19 at the Downey Theatre.Eighty-five contestants will compete in three age categories: Jr. Miss (10-12 years old), Teen (13-15) and Miss (16-23). Tickets are $22 and will be sold by contestants beginning Monday. This year, the pageant will host a toy drive to benefit Children's Hospital Los Angeles. Toys may be dropped off at pageant rehearsals held Mondays at 7 p.m. at the Barbara J. Riley Community and Senior Center; March 5 at the Queen for a Day event at Gallatin Elementary; March 12 at the Desert Reign Church talent show; or at the Miss Downey Pageant itself.
********** Published: February 17, 2011 - Volume 9 - Issue 44