The Pine Bluff Sickle Cell Support Group announces its first Little Miss Sickle Cell Pageant to be held Sept. 8 at The Pines mall.

The Pine Bluff Sickle Cell Support Group announces its first Little Miss Sickle Cell Pageant to be held Sept. 8 at The Pines mall.

The pageant will consist of three major categories formal wear, casual wear and talent. Awards will be given in each category. Trophies, sashes and tiaras will be given as awards.

The age categories are Princess Miss, ages 1-3; Tiny Miss, ages 4-6; Sweetheart Miss, ages 7-9; and Little Miss, ages 10-12.

The contestant who raises the most money will be crowned Little Miss Sickle Cell 2012.

The deadline to turn in applications is at 7 p.m. July 5 in Henslee Hall at Jefferson Regional Medical Center.

For an application and rules, contact Katrina Williamson at 870-671-4347 or Sonja Walker at 870-535-0002.