Azalea Belles applications being accepted for trail

Published on Monday, 6 January 2014 21:16 - Written by Staff Reports

Tyler Convention & Visitors Bureau is accepting applications for girls who want to serve as Azalea Belles during the Azalea & Spring Flower Trail in Tyler March 21 to April 6.

Dressed in antebellum, belles are positioned along the flower trail to help promote Tyler, pose for photographs and assist tourists, said information from the tourism bureau.

Belles must be freshmen and sophomore girls, live in Smith Country and be available each weekend of the trail, the announcement said.

Applications are online at and at counselors’ offices at high schools. Applications must be returned by Jan. 21 to: Azalea Trail Committee/Azalea Belles, Tyler Chamber of Commerce, 315 N Broadway, Tyler, TX  75702; made to the attention of Susan Travis.