The Event Lady of Florida Weddings and Special Events has been retired for years, but she planned many weddings & quinceañeras, or has been their ceremony officiant or emcee.
She proudly produced the first quince pageant of the South Florida area - Miss Florida Quince Pageant and Expo, in unison with Somos Magazine.
The Miss Florida Quince Pageant young ladies receive a treat from one of our Sponsors, Dillard’s Department Stores.
Fun shopping and make-up day before the pageant.
Press Release - Plus Sponsor Info for The Miss Florida Quince Pageant 2010 - English - Spanish
First Press Release
1st PRESS RELEASE for 2010 MFQ Event
Telemundo WWDT Naples- Fort Myers Sponsors Miss Florida Quince
(Naples, FL. April 30, 2010) – Miss Florida Quince Pageant and Expo announced today that Telemundo WWDT Naples – Fort Myers television station has agreed to sponsor their quince event in SW Florida. Local television advertisements will begin to air by May 1st to invite Quinceañeras and Latina brides from the nearby communities to attend on May 23rd at the Three Oaks Banquet and Conference Center in Estero.
This special event expo is offering the planning resources needed to celebrate any social occasion. Guests can attend the expo free of charge from 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm, by registering themselves on the event’s Facebook Page, whose link can be found on-line at: www.MissFloridaQuince.com. The general public may purchase tickets for the Pageant portion of the event on this official web site as well, for a special on-line price of $15.00. The pageant admission tickets will be sold at the door at $20.00 per person. The VIP cocktail reception and pageant presentation will begin after the business expo, and the attire is semi-formal or business casual.
The MFQ event directors will be releasing the names of their contestants also on the first week of May, and their images will grace the pages of the Miss Florida Quince Event Guide. The scholarship prize decision is being carefully reviewed and will be announced in the next Press Release, along with the Pageant Judges names.The event’s goal is to select the best award method in order to provide the winner with a useful education prize. Participation in the form of donations to the Miss Florida Quince Pageant Scholarship Fund will be accepted from businesses and private donors. Corporate Contestant Sponsorship information is also available upon request.
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Miss Florida Quince Pageant 2011 Sets Date and Selects Host City and Venue
(Fort Myers, Florida September 23, 2011) – The Miss Florida Quince Pageant has announced today, that its 2011 main event will take place in NE Florida hosted by the St. Augustine, Ponte Vedra & The Beaches Visitors and Conventions Bureau and the historic Casa Monica Hotel, a Kessler Property. The date has been set for November 6, 2011, at six o’clock in the evening.
Preliminary interviews for contestant selection will be conducted in cities such as Miami, Naples, Fort Myers, Jacksonville, Tampa, Orlando, Gainesville, and Pensacola. Pageant directors want to reach out to quinceañeras all over the State of Florida. This cultural pageant is produced by Isabel Albuerne, known as The Event Lady of Florida Weddings and Special Events, Inc. and Miss Florida Quince Pageant and Expo, Inc.
The presentation will be the second of its kind; the first one was successfully completed in May 2010, when a young lady from Cape Coral, Miss Desiree Leilani Gil, won the MFQ title. Desiree will be handing down the crown to a lucky winner before the end of the year. These bilingual Quinceañera pageants aim to enrich and unite today’s youth, and in addition maintain a rich Hispanic tradition of important cultural value to many in the Latin community. The Hispanic television station Telemundo 43 WWDT Naples-Fort Myers will be one of the principal sponsors of this event, supporting the project as in the previous year.
Young ladies ages 12 to 17 years old from all cultural backgrounds are invited to participate. Potential contestants need to request an application by E-mail, accompanied by submitting their picture and an essay titled: “Why I Want to Win the Miss Florida Quince Pageant Crown.” Characteristics such as academic achievements, community participation, poise, inner beauty and personality will play a role in the selection process. Entries will be reviewed and confirmed for personal interviews in each city. The winner will receive scholarship money and a variety of prizes; the 2010 winner received $1,500 dollars to be used towards her educational advancement.
Contestant Entry Registration and Cost Information Package or Contestant Sponsorship Media Kit both available upon Request.
Winner of the 2011Miss Florida QuincePageant - Isabella Santos
La conductora del programa Conversando con Fiorela en Telediario SW Florida, entrevista a la ganadora del concurso 2011 Isabella Santos
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