FAIRVIEW HEIGHTS, Ill. (KSDK) - The Hooters Regional Swimsuit contest was held Wednesday night in Fairview Heights.
Guests enjoyed food and drink specials that benefitted the Hooters for Heroes campaign, which raises money for the Green Beret Foundation.
The restaurant is also donating $1 from every Sailor Jerry cocktail sold through the end of June to Hooters for Heroes.
More than 18,000 girls are competing nationwide to win a spot in the Hooters International Swimsuit Pageant in Las Vegas. Sixty participants will be chosen from local contests, and will have the opportunity to win more than $100,000 in cash and prizes and become Miss Hooters International.
Hillary Cook, contestant #20 won the competition. She is also currently Miss July in the Hooters calendar.