Friday, May 21, 2010
On Sunday, May 11, I attended Lacey Wilson's Miss USA Send Off Party as she was on her way to compete in Miss USA 2010 in Las Vegas, Nevada, May 16 Live on NBC. I wish her all the very best as she will do great, and has has been a wonderful Miss Massachusetts USA! So proud of my Massachusetts sister queen!
I was so proud of my town of Chelmsford when I volunteered for the MS Walk of Concord Wall of Hope, and the number of young people that came over to me that were from Chelmsford. Its amazing to see young people getting involved in the community, raising funds and awareness, and just giving of themselves!
On Saturday, April 3, I was a judge at the Miss/Mrs. New England Ethnic World Pageant. This pageant it designed to change the face of pageantry, and boy did it do that. The women that competed in both divisions were amazing. We first met them during a panel interview, and the stories of their lives made you stop and appreciate life. It was incredible to hear what has made them the women they are today through hard work and determination. The most important aspect of this interview was to get a look into what they planned on doing with their new titles within their community should they be crowned, and each had amazing ideas of giving back and being strong role models to their communities and to the youth of today and tomorrow. Their was a sportswear competition where they chose an outfit to represent their personality, an evening gown competition, and the cultural expression competion which was the most incredible part of the evening. These are very strong ladies who I am honored to have had a part of choosing to be representitives of our region in the upcoming Ethnic World Pageant! Congratulations to Lovern Augustine, Mrs. New England Ethnic World and Shalon Chester, Miss New England Ethnic World!