Mr Thomas Dedmai and Miss Catherine Lalen have been nominated by Madang Resort Hotel to represent the company as Mr and Miss Madang Resort in this year’s upcoming Mr & Miss Madang Charity Pageant formerly known in previous years as the Miss Madang Pageant.
Both contestants will be working in partnership with the Madang Rotary Club in assisting to raise funds towards the Madang Rotary Club’s Project to purchase equipment for Madang Province’s rural health facilities.
Thomas currently works for the Melanesian Tourist Services Limited whilst Catherine is currently undergoing studies for a degree in Communication Arts at Divine Word University.
The Managing Director of Melanesian Tourist Services Ltd (MTS) which is the parent company of the Madang Resort, Sir Peter Barter says that he is pleased to have both Thomas and Catherine representing their team in the pageant.
“I think we’ve made the right choice as both contestants are truly outspoken and they are both intelligent young Papua New Guineans who will be able to capture the minds of many during the event.”
“I personally know Thomas as he is employed by MTS and I know both Thomas and Catherine will be great ambassadors for the company,” Sir Peter said.
The pageant will take place on the 24th of this month at the Madang Resort, whilst the pageant’s traditional category will be held on the 22nd of July also at the Madang Resort Hotel.
Mr Dedmai and Miss Lalen together with their sponsors will be joining several other business houses, education and health institutions in this year’s first ever Mr & Miss Madang Pageant.