Friday night I had the opportunity to be a judge for the MIA Girl Model Contest in downtown Miami. Hundreds of women submitted their photos online and the field was narrowed down to 30 for a night of pageantry at MIA Biscayne.
Below I’m pictured with Tito Puente Jr. and Esther Dollar.
**MORE PHOTOS TO COME**
Judges included: Alicia Faccio, Miss Latina International Esther Dollar, Modeling Agent Nicole Shelley, Director Mujer Magazine Karla Chavez, Latin Grammy winner Jorge Moreno, Editor of Venue Magazine Herman Echevarria Jr., Former Mr. USA 2010 Dr. Ivan Rusilko, Fashion Marketing Director for Cigar Snob Magazine Ivan Ocampo, Eyewonder CEO & Founder John Vincent and recording artist Tito Puente Jr.
This year’s winner received $10k to represent MIA Biscayne for the next year and make appearances at several events as well as participate with a different charity every month! She has also been invited to attend my South Florida Pro Dance Convention next Sunday, February 27, 2011 at FitSource, so she will learn all the skills she needs to be well-prepared for the year ahead as “MIA Girl!” And — here she is…
Thanks to Liza and Gabriel at CREATIVAS for always including me in these exciting events!