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QUEEN REBECCA ORSATTI, PREPARES FOR MS SENIOR AMERICA 2010 NATIONAL PAGEANT

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Rebecca Orsatti, MSNJSA 2010, and the QUEEN'S COURT. From right to left are: Betty Pruitt, 4th ru; Patricia Genovese, 1st ru; Queen Rebecca; Marti Noel-Stier, 2nd ru; Leah J. Whelan, 3rd ru. The fabulous ladies of the NEW JERSEY CAMEO CLUB surround Queen Rebecca Orsatti, on the boardwalk in Atlantic City's Summer Solstice Parade, on Saturday, June 26. Rebecca Orsatti, was an honored guest at a Republican fundraiser in Linwood. In the photo, Governor Chris Christie, and Freeholder Frank Formica, acknowledge Rebecca for winning the title of MSNJSA 2010. Pageant fever has reached its peak these days, as beauty aficionados eagerly await the MS SENIOR AMERICA PAGEANT 2010, an annual pageant for women 60 and over, which will be held during the week of October 3rd through 6th, at Harrah's in Atlantic City. This year marks the 30th anniversary of Senior America, Inc., and organization officials are planning several events to celebrate the occasion during pageant week. MS NEW

A BUSY SUMMER FOR THIS PAST MSNJSA QUEEN

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By now most of you who read our blog, know that I, Josephine Araniti, am the writer. It has been my pleasure to write about the New Jersey Senior America Pageant, its Queens, the Senior America National Pageant, and the "elegant ladies" of the New Jersey Cameo Club. The intent of this blog is to write about these truly inspirational women, as they journey through life after age 60. I have been a member of the New Jersey Cameo Club for 3 years, after I won the title of MS NEW JERSEY SENIOR AMERICA 2007. Until now, I haven't written about myself, but I did have a busy summer, and I would like to share some of those times with you. Wall Township held a Memorial Day Celebration on the Town Green, and I sang in the chorus to commemorate the holiday. On Saturday, June 26th, I performed at the Greenbriar II Clubhouse auditorium, where I live, located in Brick. I have performed for my friends and neighbors for the past 6 years. This year's show was entitled, "A SA

IN THE NEWS! NJCC LADIES FROM LEISURE TOWNE

The Medford Central Record ran a story about our New Jersey Cameo Club sisters, who reside in Leisure Towne, Southampton, a 55 and over adult community, that was published the week of September 9th. Reporter Dubravka Kolumbic wrote a lovely feature article about our sisters, in which she highlighted their personal stories, and captured the essence of SENIOR AMERICA, INC., and the MS SENIOR AMERICA PAGEANT organization. Thanks go to Lyn Gibson, MS NEW JERSEY SENIOR AMERICA 2000, for organizing the "elegant ladies", who were interviewed that day in the clubhouse auditorium. The ladies present were: Lyn Gibson, MSNJSA 2000; Elva Lawrence, MSNJSA 1987; Doris Liberta, MSNJSA 1998; Gloria Segal, Barbara Ross, Leah Whelan, and Marianne Szumski. Names of other past queens were mentioned, who either had moved away, or were deceased. The interview also included, an impromptu concert, and each lady performed her own specialty routine for Ms. Kolumbic. She uploaded the video ont