Brea, California (PRWEB) September 02, 2016
The Ms. America® Pageant is proud to announce that 43 Contestants from all over the United States will be competing for the coveted title of Ms. America® on Saturday, September 3, 2016 at the Curtis Theater in Brea, CA.
For those who would like to cheer on their favorite contestant, tickets to the event are sold out; however, the pageant will be LIVE streamed by Alert the Globe at http://www.AlertTheGlobe.com starting at 7:30pm (PST). Alert The Globe was created to share music, promote brands and stream live high quality video and audio from stages all around the world. Their advisory staff includes members from the Rolling Stones, Bruce Springsteen’s E Street Band, Ringo Starr, Stevie Nicks and others.
The Ms. America® Pageant is for women 26 years of age and up who are single, divorced, married, widowed, with or without children. The pageant is based on four areas of competition: Evening Gown, Interview, Sportswear and Finalist On-Stage Question which are each worth 25% of their total score.
Contestants are to have a Platform or Cause that they believe in and would like to use their title and “crown for a purpose” to make a difference. This year the Contestants and National Titleholders have together made over 700 appearances which contributed to over 2000 volunteer service hours. This year for the first time in the history of the Ms. America® Pageant, all contestants in the pageant are receiving the Presidential Volunteer Service Award for the documented volunteer hours the contestants accumulated this past year. All 45 are qualified for the highest award given to a group which is the Gold Award; each contestant will receive a gold medal, certificate, and a letter signed from the President of the United States on White House stationery.
Optional Titles awarded at this year’s pageant will be Ms. America International® 2017 for women 40-60 years of age and Ms. International™ 2017 which is the “Judges and People’s Choice” Award. This year the pageant will be awarding over $10,000.00 cash prize for the People’s Choice Award.
Hosts for this year’s pageant is Stephanie Mills-Ms. America 2015 and Scott Stewart who is the host and producer of the TV show “What’s Up Orange County” which airs on KDOC, Time Warner and Cox Communication.
Ms. America® 2016 Julie Harman from Midvale, Utah has made over 100 appearances during her reign. Ms. America International® 2016, is E-Dee Martin from Denver, Colorado and Ms. International™ 2016, is Deborah Valis-Flynn from South Carolina. Their year has been filled with making appearances for various charities, grand openings, red carpet events receiving worldwide media attention!
CEO of the pageant is Susan Jeske from Orange County, CA. Susan’s background includes over 20 years in the beauty industry and was crowned Ms. America® 1997 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas besting 50 other contestants. Her platform was “Students Against Violence” and she made over 150 presentations to schools across the country. Susan is also known for holding the Guinness Book of World Record for singing the National Anthem at the most events in a 24-hour period and has sung the National Anthem for 7 United States Presidents. She received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the President of the United States for her volunteer service. Website about Susan Jeske: http://www.SusanJeske.com.
Richard Simon from Houston, Texas founded The Ms. America ® Pageant in 1997. The first pageant was held on December 4, 1997 at the Luxor Hotel in Las Vegas. Contestants competed representing their state in the pageant. Susan Jeske from Colorado was crowned the first Ms. America®, winning $75,000 in cash and prizes. Ms. Jeske became the owner of the pageant in 1999.
The Ms. America® Pageant is a registered federal trademark with the USPTO in Washington DC since February 2000. For more information, go to http://www.MsAmericaPageant.com. Connect with the Ms. America® Pageant on Facebook: http://www.Facebook.com/MsAmericaPageant and on Twitter at http://www.Twitter.com/MsAmerica.
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