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1959 Queen Competition. One of the biggest community fundraisers was the Queen contest. This involved young women from the Port Pirie Greek community nominating as contestants. Throughout that year the contestants along with their support team (mainly family) would hold various fundraising events. The event would culminate at a major gala event where the beautifully dressed contestants were presented to a large community celebration (ball) amid the pageantry of having page boys and page girls, royal staffs and crowns. The young woman who had raised the most money during the year was crowned the Queen for that year. L-R: Audrey Banos, Kaylene Xanthos, Angela Lamnisos, Queen Haridine (Teeny) Frangos, Irene Mavromatis, Katherine Paul, Mary Petros, front John Monogios. Lady Mayoress Welch placing the crown. Photo courtesy: Seindanis family