Friday, May 15, 2009

INTRODUCING THE CLASS OF 2009!

"Curtain up! Light the lights! They've got nothing to hit but the heights!" The paraphrased words of this popular song from the musical "Gypsy" describe the atmosphere at Harrah's in Atlantic City these days. The air is filled with excitement in anticipation of the MS NEW JERSEY SENIOR AMERICA PAGEANT 2009. On Thursday, June 4th, thirteen beautiful ladies who have reached the "age of elegance", or 60 years and over, will grace the stage of the Concert Venue Theater, to compete for the coveted title of MS NEW JERSEY SENIOR AMERICA 2009.

This year's class started out with 15 women, but 2 dropped out for personal reasons. The thirteen gracious ladies who remain, have been busy sharpening their skills to impress the judges. They will be judged in 4 catagories: Evening Gown, Philosophy of Life, Personal Interview, and Talent.

The time has come to reveal the list of the Class of 2009 to all our members, sponsors, patrons and faithful readers to our blog. You are getting advance notice, in the hope that you will spread the word to your family and friends, and fill the theater for the afternoon show which begins at 1:00 pm sharp.

They are, in random order:

1. BARBY JO CREMA - Singer
2. MARTI NOEL-STIER - Singer
3. EILEEN T. RENDERS - Author
4. BERNADETTE DUDEK - Singer
5. FRANCES E. KRAUSE - Singer
6. REBECCA ORSATTI - Singer
7. MARY HELEN HOFFMAN - Comedienne
8. GLORIA SEGAL - Singer
9. CAROLE LELLI - Dancer
10. BLANCH CARTER - Singer
11. JUDITH WEBSTER - Singer
12. BARBARA ROSS - Dancer
13. KAY VIGUE - Singer

There they are! What songs will they sing and dance to? Who is the funniest or the most profound? Well, that's for you to find out. So, come to the pageant, and cheer your favorite "elegant lady" on to victory! Don't forget to bring paper and pencil, and keep your own "score". It's fun to see if your score agrees with the judges. See if you can choose the "elegant lady" who best exemplifies the dignity and maturity of all Senior Americans as MS NEW JERSEY SENIOR AMERICA 2009.

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