Hattiesburg, Miss. - Contestants in the annual Mississippi Miss Hospitality Pageant spent much of their day signing autographs at the Hattiesburg Zoo Friday.
Local children had the opportunity to meet pageant community service leaders.
“I’m excited to be out here, we get to meet some kids and have fun and try to make their day a little bit better.” Christin King, Miss Magee, said.
The pageant will take place July 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. at the Saenger Theatre.