61st Miss Hospitality Pageant underway

HATTIESBURG, MS (WDAM) - Three dozen young women from across Mississippi are in Hattiesburg for the 61st annual, Miss Hospitality Pageant. The preliminaries took place at the Saenger Theater Friday night.

The finals will be held there Saturday night. The winner will represent Mississippi as an ambassador for tourism and economic development.

The theme for this year is "Hospitality is always in season."

It's the 13th year the Hub City has hosted this event.

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