VERO BEACH — A very special part of the 2011 Hibiscus Festival is the Miss Hibiscus Pageant, which will be held on Friday, April 15 at 7:00 p.m. at the Heritage Center in downtown Vero Beach. The first of a two day event of festivities, the Pageant is sponsored by Merrill Lynch-Nelson Morgan Wealth Management. Single girls, who are Indian River County residents and between the ages of 16 and 20 years old, are invited to compete for the coveted title and are urged to submit their application before the Friday, March 25 deadline.
Miss Hibiscus 2011 will preside over the Hibiscus Festival activities on Saturday, April 16 and will represent historic downtown Vero Beach throughout the year.
Applications may be downloaded from www.hibiscusfestival.org; all information and criteria is explained on the application.