On Friday, May 16, Donna Watson, reigning Ms. Senior Mesquite, and her court presented several checks to local non-profit organizations of monies that were raised by selling ads to the book of the pageant in March.
Those who received checks were Virgin Valley Family Services, accepting on their behalf was Jean Watkins, (Ms. Senior Mesquite 2005 the first one crowned). Accepting for Lutheran childcare was Darlene Carpenter; Mesquite Heritage Garden representatives were Milt Riley and Carole Hanley. We Care For Animals recipients were Mandy Meyer, Karen Taylor and Linda Muse. There was also a check for Virgin Valley Little League that was delivered later.