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The Miss Voluptuous Diva 2016 Pageant

Greetings!

I hope all is well with everyone! Thanks again for reading :) I am coming at you guys with a blog post covering The Miss Voluptuous Diva 2016 Pageant. First, please allow me to give my gratitude from both myself, and my lovely assistant, Nikhaule, to the Founder, Miss Barbara Ellzey. Because of her, we were able to experience fun, fashion and fellowship at this beautiful event! We hope to be able to attend her evets in the future, as this one was so impressive.

If you are wondering what this pageant is all about, here's a quick summary from the Facebook page: "The Miss Voluptuous Diva USA Pageant celebrates full-figured women's curves-beyond a size 14. It is a empowerment pageant for next level women. In partnership with the Reach Leadership Program For Girls." As curvy women ourselves, Nikhaule and I can certainly appreciate that this program gives recognition to us thick women and acknowledges that poise, passion and praise can come in all sizes. 

I first send my congrats to the winner, Latonya Bright, and to all of the women who were able to place and win awards. They are very well deserved as every single last contestant was absolutely fabulous and a joy to witness. I wish all of the contestants the best in their future endeavours as they clearly have bright futures ahead of them. As I can tell from their back ground biographies that they shared during the ceremony, all of them stand for something positive. Some even came from nothing yet have ascended to great heights in life. 

Besides the contestants and Miss Barbara Ellzey, as a result of my attendance, I was able to meet some inspiring individuals in the industry that I will remeber forever and hopefully even get a chance to work with in the future. These including, but not limited to, the former Miss Volutptuous Diva USA, Miss Illinois Petite, and Miss Illinois USA Universal. Themselves and the organizations in which they represent are moving. 

Needless to say, I had a phenomenal time, along with Nikhaule and I feel honored to say that I was a part of it. Share the message and spread the word. Check out the links below and enjoy the images! 

Calynn














Voluptuous Diva Facebook
(Winner) Latonya Bright Facebook
Miss Illinois Petite Facebook
Miss Illinois USA Universal Facebook
Barbara Ellzey (Founder) Facebook
Reach Website
Contestant Facebook
Contestant Facebook
Nikhaule Instagram



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