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Six women to vie for Miss Union Island Village Queen title

Six women to vie  for Miss Union Island Village Queen title


Six women will vie for the title of Miss Union Island Village Queen, in a competition which is being organized by the Fishermen’s Sports Club of Union Island.{{more}}

The competition is part of two days of activities organized by the club in its effort to support the development of sports and culture on the island.

Participants in the show are all mature and will compete in four categories: professional/career wear, talent, African evening gown and interview.

They are: Gracelyn Simmons –

Miss Campbell, sponsored by Determination Bar; Christine Seales – Miss Salt Pond, sponsored by Jameka’s Boutique; Eureka Delpesche – Miss Murray, sponsored by Fishermen’s Sports Club; Irma Alexander – Miss Badeau, sponsored by Miss Streit, Palm Island; Innocene Sam – Miss Clifton Hill, sponsored by D Grill Restaurant & Bar and Taffie Matthias – Miss Garden Field, sponsored by Mitchell’s Hardware.

The show will take place on April 30 at Eagle’s Nest in Clifton.

The six women represent various villages throughout the island, and members of the club are urging persons from the villages to come out and support their village, as they anticipate the show will be exciting and worth the effort.

Persons are also reminded to visit Radio to vote for the favourite and Miss Photogenic.

The activities will continue on May Day with various fun-filled activities and events at Main Street, Clifton. A release from the club said the preservation of the island’s cultural heritage and the peaceful existence of its people are of paramount importance.

“This year is of no exception and the public could expect the usual high standards, fun galore and activities to fit all age groups. Thus, we are encouraging all to come out and enjoy the day together, as we strive to keep our community together and build comradeship. This year’s May Day activities include: road relay, bike race, marathon, coconut swimming race, word puzzles, tug of war etc, along with cultural performances,” the release said.