Deadline nears for Beautiful Baby contest

Staff Report

LUMBERTON — Voting for the Most Beautiful Baby contest, which raises money for the Partnership for Children, will end on Friday at 5 p.m.

Sixteen babies are entered in the annual contest, sponsored by the Robeson County Partnership for Children. All of them can be viewed at

Each vote costs $1 each and there is no limit to how many times a person can vote.

Votes can be cast in person at the Partnership office at 210 E. Second St., or mailed to the Partnership office. Votes also can be cast on the Partnership’s website,, and paid for through a Pay Pal account. Winners will be announced in The Robesonian’s Father’s Day edition on June 18.

There will be two first-place winners, the prince and the princess. Each will receive $100, a parade magnet for vehicles acknowledging the title, and a crown or tiara. Other winners and their awards are: second place, $75 and a trophy; third place, $50 and a trophy; and fourth through sixth place, $25 for each and a trophy.

A calendar featuring the 12 babies receiving the most votes will be available in the fall.

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