Advocating for people with disabilities

Galas

The contestants arrived on Friday October 29, 2010 for a Halloween party in the Presidential suite of the Hilton Hotel in Rockville, Maryland. The gala occurred on October 30, 2010 starting with the contestants recording a message for President Obama regarding the Americans with Disabilities Act and the executive order to hire more people with disabilities in the government. The contestants than gave their platform speeches. Contestants left the hotel to have lunch at Philips Seafood Restaurant. After lunch, the contestants underwent two rounds of judging. The gala started at 6:30 PM. The contestants were asked two fishbowl questions which they answered in front of the judges and the audience.
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Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2010 was crowned at the Doubletree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland on November 7, 2009. The gala consisted of a mock platform speech based on a dancing with the stars like scoring system. There was a round table discussion with former Ms. Wheelchair Maryland titleholders, platform speeches, 2 rounds of judges questions, fish bowl questions, and the gala followed by dinner.
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The Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2008 Gala was November 2nd – 3rd, 2007 at the Bethesda Doubletree Hotel. On the eve of the pageant, all gather in Robert’s suite for good times and to discuss our favorite cartoon characters. There is no need to fear, Underdog is here!
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