GMC's Jason Claspell Mr. Myrtle Beach contestant

WPDE NewsChannel 15's morning anchor Jason Claspell is the newest contestant for Katie's Project, Mr. Myrtle Beach fundraiser.

The mission of Katie's Project is to help students attend milestone events in their young lives that require formal attire. From prom to a school pageant, they help by eliminating some of the stress and embarrassment associated with not being able to afford what costs an average $600 a person.

All proceeds from the 5th Annual Mr. Myrtle Beach male pageant benefits Katie's Project.

The event is Saturday, September 14th at Revolutions at Broadway at the Beach. Doors open at 5:00 p.m. and tickets cost $5.00.

For more information on the event and how you can vote for your favorite contestant, click here.