2022 Miss Arc Broward Crowned on November 21st | News
Fort Lauderdale, Fla., Dec. 8, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) – Arc Broward brought glitz and glamor again this year at their 9th Annual Miss Arc Broward Pageant presented by Pediatric Associates.
On Sunday November 21st, 12 young women, ages 6-17, competed in a competition specially designed for girls with various disabilities to share their talent and personalities, eventually battling for the Little Miss and Miss crowns Arc Broward.
A crowd of over 400 attendees at The Parker in Fort Lauderdale cheered attendees on and helped raise over $ 109,000 to benefit over 1,200 children and adults with disabilities and other life challenges Arc Broward meets each year. Groups formed Cheer Squads to assist each contestant throughout the competition, and each contestant was assigned a junior or high school teen ambassador who offered friendship and support throughout the competition season.
After a tough decision by the jury, Samantha Bash (14) was named Miss Arc Broward 2022 and Zoë Woods (10) named Little Miss Arc Broward 2022 Arc Broward pageant!
The pageant was supported by a committee of fifteen women in the ward, led by Honorary Chairs Christina Shea and Brittany Stiles, and Co-Chairs Kate Manly and Britney West.
“Pediatric Associates is proud to support the Miss Arc Broward Pageant and everything Arc Broward does to empower both children and adults with disabilities. It is impossible to leave the Miss Arc Broward Pageant without feeling joyful, inspired, and most importantly, hopeful. With such talented, bright and fearless young women, we are in the best of hands as part of the next generation. You only have to go to the pageant once – you will never be the same again! ”Says Pageant Co-Chair Kate Manly of Pediatric Associates.
In addition to Pediatric Associates as Presenting Sponsor, UKG (Ultimate Kronos Group), Sharon Stiles, Joe DiMaggio Children’s Hospital, Stiles Corporation, City Furniture, Holland & Knight, Sarah’s Homegrown, Cheryl Higgins, RSM US LLP, Publix Super Market Charities, Right Management, Florida Girls Giving Back, The Dutton Group @ Remax First, We Florida Financial, Arc Browards Business Advisory Council, SouthState Bank, Bridget Harrell, Seni, Wild, Felice & Partners, PA, Kelly and Patrick Nutt, Community Care Plan, CentralReach, Truist (formerly known as SunTrust), Lighthouse Point Yacht Club, Paterson Development, ProMedia, IYC, Spine Solutions, Schnäppchenbauer, Little Laudy Swimmers, Advanced Roofing, Casbah Spa and Salon, Special Needs Group, Waxy’s Irish Pub, Flora Ottimer, Flower Queen Miami , Broward Sheriff’s Office, Fun Photo Booths Parties, Magic Playhouse and Heather Holt Photo were event sponsors and / or donations in kind of the Miss Arc Broward Pageant.
To request an interview with Miss Arc Broward or Little Miss Arc Broward 2022, please contact Kendra Spangler, Director of Marketing and Communications, Arc Broward [email protected] or 954-746-9400
About Arc Broward
Arc Broward has worked hand in hand with our community since 1956, changing the way people with disabilities and life challenges are welcomed and involved. This critical work ensures that people with disabilities not only live, learn, work and play in their communities, but above all thrive. Arc Broward operates in 9 locations and offers 21 programs across Broward County, FL. Arc Broward’s two social enterprises – Arc Educates and Arc Culinary – are pioneering efforts to transform the community by providing opportunities for people with disabilities and other life challenges to reach their full potential.
To learn more about Arc Broward, please visit arcbroward.com or follow social media @arcbroward. You can also follow the pageant on Instagram @missarcbrowardpageant.
2022 Little Miss Arc Broward and Miss Arc Broward Participants with opening number
Kendra Spangler Arc Broward 954-746-9400 ext. 2203 [email protected]
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