Candidate wanted for the Miss Food City 2022 contest | Rogersville


Each year, the annual Miss Food City contest features young women from across the region.

Co-sponsored by WXBQ 96.9 FM – 24 Carrot Country, this year’s competition will take place on Saturday, November 6 at 7 p.m. at the McGlothlin Center for the Arts at Emory & Henry College in Emory, VA.

Miss Food City 2022 will be crowned to represent the company at major store openings and other special events, including the Food City 300 and the Food City Dirt Race at Bristol Motor Speedway.

Miss Food City Pageant tickets will be available at the door on the day of the event for an entrance fee of $ 10.00.

Children 5 and under are admitted free. Profits will be donated to charities sponsored by the Twin Cities Woman’s Club.

“We value each of our contest entrants and believe they are to be commended for their many contributions to the community,” said Steven C. Smith, President and CEO of Food City. “It has been a great pleasure for us to have Alexandria Alder of Johnson City, TN, represent our company during her reign as Miss Food City 2020-2021,” adds Smith. “She has been a great spokesperson for our company.

The registration deadline is Thursday, October 14 at 6 p.m. Participants will be limited to the first 20 applications received. Miss Food City will receive $ 3,000 in cash, along with additional prizes, including a $ 1,200 scholarship from sponsor Rave Hairspray.

Based in Abingdon, Va., K-VA-T Food Stores (parent company of Food City) operates 138 outlets in Southeast Kentucky, Southwest Virginia, East Tennessee, North of Georgia and Alabama.

For more information on the contest and other exciting Food City events, visit their website at

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