Contestants now being sought for 22nd annual Ms. Missouri Senior America Pageant

The 22nd annual Ms. Missouri Senior America Pageant will be conducted Saturday, July 10, at the Florissant Civic Center Theatre, 1 James J. Eagan Drive, Parker Road at Waterford in Florissant.

Members of the Missouri Cameo Club, all former contestants, present this pageant each year. They are looking for 2010 contestants who meet the following prerequisites:

• Missouri resident.

• Minimum of 60 years old — no upper age limit.

• Able to make a 2-minute-and-30-second talent presentation.

• Able to recite a 35-second philosophy of life.

• Model an evening gown.

• Meet with a panel of judges for a 5- to 7-minute interview.

To be considered, call Missouri State Director Jan Barrett at (314) 703-3669 to discuss your qualifications.

Formal auditions will take place in late February.