Miss Tri-Cities fundraiser will have dessert, auction

Miss Tri-Cities Scholarship Program presents the fifth annual dessert and silent auction fundraiser, "Steppin Out in Style," at 6:30 p.m. Friday at the Richland Red Lion.

Meet the 2011 Miss Tri-Cities and Miss Tri-Cities Outstanding Teen contestants and enjoy an evening of entertainment starring Miss Tri-Cities Adrienne Bousquet, accompanied by Steve Haberman, and Miss Washington Outstanding Teen Nicole Renard, formerly Miss Tri-Cities Outstanding Teen.

Justin Raffa, artistic director of the Mid-Columbia Mastersingers, will emcee and will perform during the evening.

All proceeds support scholarships for Miss Tri-Cities Scholarship Program and the Children's Miracle Network. Tickets are $15 or $7 per child (12 and under), and may be purchased at JD's Time Center, The Bookworm in Kennewick and Richland or by calling 627-5622.