Young men and women who wish to participate in the “2013 Miss Commerce Pageant and Young Man of the Year” program need to submit their applications by Jan. 31 at 5:30 p.m. Winners of the contest serve as ambassadors for the City of Commerce during City functions and social events, as well as positive role models for younger members of the community.
Applicants must be between the ages of 16 and 21 on March 23, 2013; a resident of Commerce with a valid Resident Activity Card and must never have been married or have children. Participants are required to submit a 200-word scholarship essay and attend all rehearsals and portrait appointments. For more information, call the Parks and Recreation Department at (323) 722-4805 ext. 2222.