The Grace Hospice Foundation has announced it is once again hosting the annual “Ms. Senior Oklahoma Pageant”. This is the 7th straight year for this pageant, which celebrates senior women who live in the Tulsa region. The event is also a fundraiser for the Grace Hospice Foundation, a 501(c)(3) organization.
“The Ms. Senior Oklahoma Pageant honors senior women and has grown to be an event that senior ladies look forward to each year,” said Sharon Doty, Director of the Foundation. “Our mission is to bring joy to the contestants and allow them to be ‘Queen for a Day.’
Participants are at least 55 years old and currently live in a continuum of care facility. The pageant has four categories and chooses a queen for each one.
- Independent Living
- Assisted Living
- Long Term Care
- Adult Day Care Services
More than 35 facilities in the Tulsa region will choose a candidate to compete in the Ms. Senior Oklahoma Pageant. Time:
2 p.m. – 4 p.m.Date:
Saturday, August 25, 2012Place:
Van Trease Performing Arts Center at Tulsa Community College SE Campus (81st Street & Highway 169)Tickets:
Adults - $8.00, Seniors - $6.00, Children 5 to 17 - $4.00, Children under 5 are free
Laura Moss of KTUL and Ron Terrell of KOKI are this year’s emcees of the event.
Judges for the pageant include K.C. Lupp of Great Day Green Country (tentative), Rich Lenz of KOTV, Deana Silk of KJRH, Michelle Linn of KOKI, Kendall Barrow of Tulsa People Magazine and Heidi Ducato, Mrs. Oklahoma International 2010
Celebrity Escorts include Keith Taylor of KTUL and Justin Wilfon of KJRH.as well as other community leaders.
Proud sponsors to date include Kennedy Funeral Homes, LIFE Senior Services, Grace Hospice of Oklahoma, Bert Johnson DDS, the Scholl Center, Merry Maids Tulsa, Cox Communications, Community Care, PHS Mobile X-Ray, CFR and Select HME.
Companies interested in sponsoring the event and supporting the foundation can call Diane White at 918-770-3905. For more information on the Grace Hospice Foundation, please call 918-712-2800. About Grace Hospice Foundation:
Grace Hospice Foundation is a 501(c)(3) organization with a three-fold mission. The Foundation’s primary objective is to raise funds to subsidize the hospice care of patients who are unable to afford this compassionate and vital service. In addition, the Foundation promotes the principles of hospice care in the community through community education and assists families in providing for the final wishes of patients. Our goal is to ensure that patients and their families can concentrate on the most important aspects of family and resolution at the end of life. gracehospicefoundation.org