Monday, May 9, 2016

2016 Pageant Results

Top 10 Semi Finalists:

Mrs. Brewer Jessica Ward
Mrs. Topsham Crystal Shorey
Mrs. New Vineyard Hannah Webber
Mrs. Casco Bay Michelle Atienza
Mrs. Sullivan Jessica Snowdeal
Mrs. Wiscasset Heather Demeny
Mrs. Limington Nichole Champ
Mrs. Portland Misty Coolidge
Mrs. York County Marla Crossetti
Mrs. Old Orchard Beach Christina Buotte

Top 5 Finalists:

Mrs. Topsham Crystal Shorey
Mrs. Limington Nichole Champ
Mrs. Sullivan Jessica Snowdeal
Mrs. New Vineyard Hannah Webber
Mrs. Portland Misty Coolidge

Final Results:

4th Runner Up - Mrs. New Vineyard Hannah Webber
3rd Runner Up - Mrs. Limington Nichole Champ
2nd Runner Up - Mrs. Portland Misty Coolidge
1st Runner Up - Mrs. Topsham Crystal Shorey
Mrs. Maine America 2016 - Mrs. Sullivan Jessica Snowdeal

Special Awards:

Mrs. Photogenic - Mrs. York County Marla Crossetti
Marriage Longevity - Mrs. Greater Portland Meryl Troop
Spirit Award - Mrs. Portland Misty Coolidge
Mrs. Congeniality - Mrs. Greater Portland Meryl Troop
Director's Award - Mrs. Limerick Victoria Cram McLean
Interview Award - Mrs. Sullivan Jessica Snowdeal
Swimsuit Award - Mrs. Topsham Crystal Shorey
Evening Gown Award - Mrs. Portland Misty Coolidge
Volunteer of the Year - Rebecca Pushard

Pageant Weekend 2016 - Day 2

Day 2 began early with breakfast and dress rehearsal.  The show began at 3 pm to a sold out audience, culminating into the crowning of our 
40th Mrs. Maine America!


Mrs. Gardiner, Mrs. Greater Portland, Mrs. Greene, Mrs. Limerick

Mrs. Newport, Mrs. New Vineyard, Mrs. Oakland, Mrs. Old Orchard Beach, Mrs. Portland

Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Casco Bay, Mrs. Cumberland County

Mrs. Saco, Mrs. Sullivan, Mrs. Topsham, Mrs. Wiscasset, Mrs. York County

Voting for "Mrs. Congeniality"

The husbands section of the audience

Mrs. Newport and Mrs. Cumberland County backstage
waiting for the show to begin

Mrs. Casco Bay, Mrs. York County, Mrs. Old Orchard Beach

SHOWTIME!




Top 10 Onstage Questions

Mrs. Sullivan Jessica Snowdeal is Mrs. Maine America 2016!

Offering Congratulations to their pageant sister

Judges: Aaron Morris, Jennifer Fortin, Michelle Vallee, Teresa Holmes, and Jon Chrisos


Top 5
Mrs. Limington (3rd ru), Mrs. Portland (2nd ru), Mrs. ME America '16,
 Mrs. Topsham (1st ru), Mrs. New Vineyard (4th ru)

Former Mrs. Maine's
1996, 2000, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2010, 2014, 1990, 2005

Mrs. Maine America Jessica Snowdeal w/ husband Anson and sons
Cameron, Kayden, and Maxx


Mrs. Maine America 2015 & 2016



Pageant Weekend 2016 - Day 1

Pageant Weekend arrived on May 6th and the ladies came ready for the Interview competition, followed by an afternoon of rehearsals, dinner out, and more rehearsals in the evening.


Mrs. Brewer, Mrs. Casco Bay, Mrs. Newport, Mrs. Saco, Mrs.Limerick, Mrs. Portland,
Mrs. Old Orchard Beach

Mrs. New Vineyard, Mrs. Greater Portland, Mrs. Gardiner, Mrs. Cumberland Co,
Mrs. Limington

Mrs. Oakland, Mrs. Wiscasset, Mrs. Topsham, Mrs. York Co. Mrs. Greene

The ladies in blue!

Rehearsing the Opening Number



All the ladies in their matching tank tops

Ready to head to dinner

Mrs. Greene, Mrs. York Co, Mrs. Saco, Mrs. Limerick

Mrs. Topsham, Mrs. Old Orchard Beach, Mrs. Portland, Mrs. New Vineyard

Mrs. Casco Bay, Mrs. Cumberland Co, Mrs. Gardiner, Mrs. Newport

Mrs. Oakland and Mrs. Wiscasset

Mrs. Limington and Mrs. Greater Portland

Mrs. Topsham (table hopping), Mrs. Sullivan, Mrs. Maine America '15, Mrs. Brewer

This little girl was mesmerized by Lori and all the contestants!

Thursday, May 5, 2016

Pageant Weekend is Here!

It's time!  Pageant weekend has arrived and all 18 Mrs. Maine America Contestants are fully prepared for Interviews, Rehearsals, and Show time!

Senator Susan Collins


Mrs. Gardiner 2016 Renee Adams had the pleasure of meeting Senator Susan Collins at the Kennebec Valley Chamber of Commerce Luncheon.

Monday, May 2, 2016

Final Workshop

Our final workshop/rehearsal for the 2016 season happened this past Sunday.  This was the first time the contestants had been together as a group.  They learned their Opening Number and had a lot of laughs.  Next weekend, one of them will be crowned Mrs. Maine America 2016!









Bids for Kids


 The Annual Big Brothers Big Sisters "Bids for Kids" Auction was held at the Holiday Inn by the Bay, Portland. Volunteering for this event were Mrs. Limerick 2016 Victoria McLean, Mrs. Greater Portland 2016 Meryl Troop, and Mrs. Greene 2016 Janet Desmarais.

Mrs. ME America '04 Alyson Claudio and Mrs. ME America '13 Lisa DiBiase
were also in attendance.