Proceeds from the 2012 Ms. Senior Mesquite Pageant were awarded to 13 local non-profit organizations at a reception Tuesday, June 26, at the Mesquite Fine Arts Gallery.
Representatives of each group were on hand to accept their donations.
Pictured from left to right, front row: Marci Harrison, The Word Cafe, Sandy Hughes, We Care for Animals, Diane Steenbergen, Lions Club, Claudia Nicholas, 2012 Ms. Senior Mesquite Queen, Cheryl Beldin, 2012 Ms. Senior Mesquite 2nd runner-up, Gwen Olsen, Mesquite Arts
Council, Judy Duencker, Mesquite Toes tap Team.
Back row: Dylan Byrum, The Word Cafe, Harry Hicks, Mesquite Community Garden, Jean Watkins, Exchange Club of Mesquite, Cliff Jenkins, Mesquite Veterans Center, Geni Barton, Ms. Senior Mesquite Pageant co-president, Lois Clayton, Ms. Senior Mesquite Pageant awards chairperson, Darlene Carpenter, Mesquite Lutheran Child Care, Ron Rigatti, American Legion, Yoli Bell, Mesquite Cancer Help Society, Tony Hardaway, Military Order of the Purple Heart, Dorothy Higgins, Ms. Senior Mesquite Pageant co-president.