Miss Food City Pageant is Saturday

ABINGDON, Va. — Miss Food City has become one of the most sought-after titles for young ladies across the region. The winner of the pageant will represent Food City during various company related events, including the Food City 500/Food City 300 at Bristol Motor Speedway and Food City Family Race Night events.

This year’s pageant will take place on Oct. 26 at 7 p.m. at The McGlothlin Center for the Arts at Emory & Henry College in Emory, VA.

Miss Food City 2020 will receive $2,000 cash and other prizes, including a $1,200 scholarship provided by sponsor Rave Hair Styling Products, “Princess for a Day” package provided by Mane Street Day Spa & Salon and a hair, make-up and manicure package from Dragonfly Spa.

Tickets are $10 and will be available the night of the event. Children 5 and under are admitted FREE of charge. A number of exciting door prizes will be awarded throughout the evening, including two tickets to the 2020 Food City 500, tickets to Ripley’s Attractions, Wonderworks, Dolly Parton’s Stampede, Titanic, Anakeesta, Food City gift cards, two certificates for a manicure from Dragonfly Spa, Rave Hair Styling Product gift baskets, Fire HD10 tablet and 2 two night stays at Deer Ridge Mountain Resort in Gatlinburg, Tennessee.

Reggie Neel and Marcus Brooks of WXBQ 96.9 FM 24 Carrot Country will serve as Masters of Ceremony. The pageant will be directed by the ladies of the Twin City Woman’s Club, with event proceeds benefiting their sponsored projects and charities.