Characters Saloon
Janice joined with her escort
Rich Mesa, a.k.a.,
Top three finalists from left to right; Donna Doose,
Janice Valdez and Debby Martin

Crowning Queen of Characters - Mar 11

Congratulation Janice Valdez crowned the first Queen of Characters Saloon.

As one of the three finalist Janice won the title by having the greatest number of
votes from the judges. There were many judges and each judge was allowed one

We might add that the other two finalist also look simply marvelous - Ms. Donna
Doose and Debby Martin.

Recall that in the spirit and Portuguese tradition referred to as the Holy Ghost,
Characters hosts an annual Soupish feed. In which case, we select a Queen for
Characters. Her reign of honor last approximately one year when a new queen will
be chosen and crowned. Janice is Characters very first Queen of Characters.  

As the Queen of Characters, Janice is entitled to the following:
  • One free drink each month - must declare that day when entering and be
    wearing her tiara
  • Honored guest along with her escort to the Valentine and New Years buffet
  • Discounts to the poker runs
  • Characters Saloon cap and shirt
  • Dedicated plaque and web page

Duties include:
  • Remain a good citizen to Characters - a role-model and cheerleader
  • Help host next Mardi Gras and Soupish Feed as the Queen
  • Assist in further defining future Queens' duties
  • Crown the next year's Queen of Characters