The 12 contestants in this year's Mr. SHS Pageant will be working as waiters at a special dinner scheduled for this coming Saturday.
Bon Vino's Bistro & Bakery, normally closed during the dinner meal hours, will be open from 6 to 9 p.m. this Saturday, March 5. The Sunnyside restaurant will be serving meals from its regular menu.
All tips received by the waiters Saturday evening will be donated to Children's Village, the designated beneficiary of the proceeds raised during the 2011 Mr. SHS Pageant.
Sunnyside High School's leadership class is again sponsoring the Mr. SHS Pageant. One of the students in the class, Mayra Guizar, said Bon Vino's Bistro & Bakery will accommodate up to 60 people for dinner Saturday evening.
"It will be first come, first serve," said Guizar, explaining that the local eatery is now taking reservations for the special meal (837-3936). All reservations, Guizar added, must be phoned in no later than Thursday, March 3.
This year's Mr. SHS Pageant will be held the evening of Saturday, March 26.