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Mrs. New Jersey

America Pageant 2019


June 8th, 2019


Mohegan Sun

1 Mohegan Sun Blvd

Uncasville, CT 06382


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Elaine & Ray Paolo



Mrs. Connecticut America

Mrs. New Jersey America

Mrs. Rhode Island America


Elaine and Ray Paolo - State Directors


Welcome to the state pageants for Mrs. Connecticut, Mrs. New Jersey and Mrs. Rhode Island America! These are official preliminaries to MRS. AMERICA and MRS. WORLD.  We are very proud, as recipients of the Seymour Seitz – Directors of the Year Award 2012, to introduce ourselves to you.  In addition to receiving that very prestigious award we were additionally rewarded by Mrs.


Connecticut 2010, Shelley Carbone, when she won the title of Mrs. America 2010!  To say we’ve enjoyed our tenure as directors for the past 22 years is an understatement.  Having Elaine and David Marmel at the helm of the Mrs. America/Mrs.World Organizations has proven extremely beneficial to all state directors.  Thank You Both!! Also, thank you for having enough trust in us to, additionally, award us the state of New Jersey Directorship in 2013.

Elaine Paolo has been involved in pageantry since 1994 and, until recently, was the pageant coordinator for five Miss Universe/Miss USA states in addition to her role as Director of three Mrs. America states, Connecticut, New Jersey and Rhode Island.  She strives to recruit married women in all three states so they can exhibit their uniqueness as contestants in the very prestigious community of married women!

Ray assists Elaine with the overall planning of the pageants and also acts as judges’ chairman to ensure all rules and regulations are followed.  He is also the president and CEO of Blackfin Solutions, a national internet company providing internet access to home workers of large corporations.

We hope you enjoy our production this year which was painstakingly put together by former Mrs. Rhode Island 1994, Melissa Paolo-Corcoran.  Melissa has been involved with pageantry since 1989 when she was a state contestant in the Miss America organization and later became Mrs. Rhode Island 1994.  Since then she has been active in several pageant systems including Mrs. America and Miss American Teenager as well as Ms. New England States and “Legends of the Crown”.

Many thanks to the businesses of Connecticut, New Jersey and Rhode Island for sharing their generosity and interest!  Special thanks to our staff for their support and understanding…

Warmest regards,

Elaine Paolo
Ray Paolo
State Directors



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