Lucas enters pageant to help sick child

GREENBRIER — Young Greenbrier resident Brittany Lucas is entered in her next beauty pageant Oct. 19 at the Dardanelle Community Center Auditorium to help a little girl fight brain cancer.  Unlike other pageants, anyone of any age may enter this one called Crowns for the Cure. It was organized to benefit a five-year-old girl named Lexi Faith Rawles. She lives with her family in Bella Vista and is bald from her chemo-therapy treatments. All the entrants in this pageant have sold T-shirts and raffle tickets to help ease the family’s financial burden.  Besides seeing beauties at this pageant, you will be donating to help a family.

Brittany is 14, a 9th grade student at Greenbrier Junior High School, and already holds the titles of Miss Photogenic and Junior Miss Toad Suck Daze 2013. She was thrilled to get to ride in the County Fair parade wearing her crown and sash. She says, “I want everyone to come and support this pageant for anyone who has had cancer and anyone currently fighting it.”

Crowns for the Cure is a part of Arkansas Pageant Divas who sponsor 10 pageants a year in Arkansas. The Director is SarahBelle Burgener who started this pageant organization after losing her husband to cancer at a young age. She realizes what a hardship a devastating illness can bring to a family. If you would like to donate for Lexi Faith, come to the Crowns for the Cure Pageant at 10 a.m. in Dardanelle and have some fun at the same time. Call 479-890-1079 for more information.

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