Beaufort Beauties strut the runway for charity

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Join Main Street Beaufort, USA, as seven local men put their best “heel” forward, dress as women, and compete in a beauty pageant to raise money for four local charities. This fun event will be held at The Shed of Port Royal on Saturday, March 29, at 7:30 p.m.

Beaufort Beauties Logo(1)Contestants are asked to encourage friends, neighbors, and business partners to support them by purchasing tickets to the event and donating money in their quest to win Miss Congeniality — which will be crowned to the beauty who raises the most money. Proceeds from the fundraising efforts, ticket sales, and all of the event’s proceeds will be donated to Main Street Beaufort, USA, Dragon Boat Beaufort, Lowcountry Habitat for Humanity, and Healing Heroes of the Lowcountry Fund.

Ticket holders will be entertained with an opening number, talent and evening gown competitions, and Q&A with judges Nan Sutton, Holly Jahn, Representative Shannon Erickson, Kevin Cuppia, and Scott Dadson.

This year’s contestants are:

• Joe Feus, Moe’s Southwest Grill

• Greg Rawls, Dragon Boat Beaufort

• Kyle Warren, Rapid Refill

• Danny Williams, Lady’s Island-St. Helena Fire District

• Joel Garrett, 94.5 The Coast

• Christopher Geier, Attorney at Law

• Justin Lane, Lady’s Island-St. Helena Fire District.

The Master of Ceremonies for the evening will be Beaufort City Councilman Mike McFee.

Tickets can be purchased from Main Street Beaufort at 843-525-6644 or 101 West Street Extension in downtown Beaufort at $35 each. Tables of 10 or 12 are available for reservations as well as a new VIP on-stage seating this year for $250, includes seating for five and drinks. The event is expected to sell out. For more information, call the Main Street Beaufort, USA, office at 843-525-6644 or email director@downtownbeaufort.com.