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Published in Media Alerts on July 15, 2013 (PDF)

Miss Mississippi Makes First Media Appearance at Children’s Hospital

Media Contact: Amanda Alliston at 601-984-1976 or

WHAT:  The newly-crowned 2013 Miss Mississippi Chelsea Rick of Fulton will visit Batson Children’s Hospital patients during a monthly birthday party hosted by the Child Life department. 

 Monday, July 15, 3 p.m.

WHERE:  Batson Children’s Hospital lobby

WHY: Batson Children’s Hospital is a member of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, which is the official national platform of the Miss America Organization. The partnership also extends to women competing at the local, state, and national levels of the pageant. This visit will be Miss Mississippi’s first official media appearance.