Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields discussing her platform,
Eat Better, Live Better, with Governor Hutchinson in the Capitol.

Atlantic City, NJ (March 3, 2017) – Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields was honored to visit the Arkansas Capitol yesterday to meet her State Representatives and discuss her personal platform and mission as Miss America.

L to R: Director of Governmental Affairs Toni Bahn, President/CEO Randy Zook, Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields, Executive Vice-President Kenny Hall, and Director of Arkansas State Chamber of Commerce Foundation Holly Wilson.

Throughout the day at the Arkansas State Capitol, Savvy met and sat down with Governor Asa Hutchinson, had lunch with staff from the Arkansas Chamber of Commerce, was recognized by the House of Representatives, and met with Representative DeAnn Vaught and Representative Charlie Collins in the North Gallery.

Above from L: Representative DeAnn Vaught, Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields,
and Representative Charlie Collins.

Savvy also had the honor of giving remarks on the Senate Floor after being recognized and introduced by Senator Uvalde Lindsey.

Senator Uvalde Lindsey with Miss America 2017 Savvy Shields.

Savvy’s journey as Miss America 2017 continues in Los Angeles, California, on Monday, where she will participate in IHOP’s National Pancake Day celebration to raise funds for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals.

To find a participating location near you, visit www.ihoppancakeday.com.

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About The Miss America Organization
The Miss America Organization, a 501(c)4 non-profit organization, is the nation’s leading advocate for women’s education and the largest provider of scholarship assistance to young women in the United States, awarding millions of dollars annually.  The Miss America Organization is comprised of 52 licensed organizations, including all 50 states, Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico. Miss America contestants contribute tens of thousands of community service hours annually and have raised over $15 million for Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals and Miss America scholarships since 2007. For more information, visit www.MissAmerica.org.