2018 Jr Miss Service Project

My first service project as the  Junior Miss Inver Grove Heights was collecting toilet paper and toiletries for Neighbors Inc. Neighbors is a local organization that services people in the communities of  Inver Grove Heights, South St. Paul, West St. Paul, Mendota Heights, Mendota, Sunfish Lake and Lilydale. Over the course of three weeks and with the help of family, friends, and local community support I was able to collect over three hundred rolls of toilet paper as well as several toiletries.  Neighbors is always in need of these items so they were happy to receive them.


2018 Junior Miss Inver Grove Heights


2017 Cambridge Snowflake parade

On November 18th, my royal sisters and I were honored to be a part of the Cambridge Snow Flake Parade in Cambridge, MN.  In addition to participating in the parade, we had the opportunity to go Christmas caroling at local senior homes with other royalty from many communities.  It was very heartwarming to be able to visit with the residents and spread some holiday cheer!   We also had a fun time visiting with everyone who was involved with the events, and we enjoyed some delicious chili and treats and greeted Santa as well.  It certainly put us all in the holiday spirit!


2018 Miss Inver Grove Heights Princess


2017 Crowning Achievements Coronation

The Miss Inver Grove Heights Royalty Ambassadors attended the Crowning Achievements event in New Richmond, Wisconsin on Saturday, November 4th. This event was a lot of fun. They had a photo booth that we all did along with a raffle. I got to see a tiny village outside the event that was fun. It was great to see all the wonderful and courageous candidates. I loved seeing them get crowned. The entertainment portion of the event was fun to see, they all did so great! This is a wonderful program for so many.

2018 Little Princess

2017 Good Samaritan Society Home’s Spaghetti Dinner

On Thursday, October 26th, we volunteered at the Good Samaritan Society’s spaghetti dinner fundraiser. We greeted people as they came in, and we took orders and delivered the food. Some of our sponsors came to the event, and we got to talk with them. At the end of the dinner, we got to eat. There was mac and cheese in addition to the spaghetti. The food was amazing. It was really fun to see everyone and talk to some new people.

Grace Westpfhal

2018 Junior Princess

2017 Boo Bash – Inver Grove Heights Parks and Recreation

This past Friday night, my royal sisters and I attended the Boo Bash at the Veteran’s Memorial Community Center. We helped at the art station with paper pumpkins and sketch art. We also helped with the bouncy house. We were responsible for making sure that there weren’t too many kids in the bounce house and to jump safely. I saw lots of costumes, mostly troll, princess, and Spider Man costumes. The royalty came in our Toy Story costumes. We were all allowed to dance at the end and it was a lot of fun. The fruit punch was really good, too! It was a super fun night!

Piper Larson

2018 Little Miss Inver Grove Heights

2017 Monster Bash Parade – Cottage Grove Strawberry Festival

On October 28th, the Inver Grove Heights Royal Court attended the Cottage Grove Strawberry Festival Monster Bash Parade! The temperature outside did not dull our spirits, even though it was very cold! The theme for our costumes and parade float was Toy Story. I was Buzz Lightyear, Felicia was Woody, Ashley was Little Bo Peep, Grace was Rex, Piper was Barbie, and Cheyanne was Jessie. Our float even won First Place Most Creative! My favorite part was singing along to the audio track we had connected to our float. Toy Story is one of my favorite movies so I know almost all the words! We had such a fun time meeting other royalty groups, seeing the Girl Scouts, and decorating our float! We are all so glad this was the first parade of our rein and we can not wait to attend more!

Hanah Litz

2018 Miss Inver Grove Heights

2017 Gerten’s Pumpkin Fest

On October 14th, my royal sisters and I had the opportunity to attend and help at the Gerten’s Pumpkin Fest. Although it was a rainy afternoon, spirits were high as everyone enjoyed activities in the greenhouse. We greeted the people attending, gave delicious apple tastings, read stories with the younger guests, and helped in running the fun games there, such as Boo Tac Toe. In addition to these things, the Pumpkin Fest also offered pumpkin painting, a demo on pumpkin carving, Halloween face painting, and scarecrow making. It was a great day, and we were all very happy to be a part of it!

Felicia Buysman

2018 Inver Grove Heights Princess

2017 Town Square Television’s 30th Birthday Bash

On Thursday October 12 my royal family and I attended the Town Square Televisions 30th birthday bash. We had a lot of fun running some of the events like shoot the tv with a nerf gun and the trivia questions that Town Square had provided, we got to learn interesting fact that. We met the people that make Town Square Television possible as well people from the surrounding communities. Also in attendance was the West Saint Paul and South Saint Paul royalty it was fun getting to talk with them. We ended the evening with complimentary hot dogs, hamburgers and apple cider. Thank you Town Square Television for inviting us we had a great time!

Ashley VanKempen
Junior Miss Inver Grove Heights 2018

Congratulations 2018 Miss Inver Grove Heights Royal Family!

Congratulations to our new royal family that was crowned at our coronation at the Simley Performing Arts Theater on Saturday night!








Hanah Litz – 2018 Miss Inver Grove Heights
Felicia Buysman – 2018 Miss Inver Grove Heights Princess
Ashley VanKempen – 2018 Junior Miss Inver Grove Heights
Grace Westpfhal – 2018 Junior Miss Inver Grove Heights Princess
Piper Larson – 2018 Little Miss Inver Grove Heights
Cheyanne Smith – 2018 Little Miss Inver Grove Heights Princess