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Ephrata Woman Wins Senior Title!Peggy Kurtz Keller, 60, of Ephrata, recently captured the coveted title of “Ms Pennsylvania Senior America 2017.” Ms Keller was among 12 contestants over the age of 60, who competed in the following categories: interview, talent, evening gown and “philosophy of life.”

The competition took place  on July 30th at the Red Lion Hotel Harrisburg/Hershey.

Peggy was selected by a distinguished panel of 5 judges, one being Miss Pennsylvania 2016, Samantha Lambert.

Ms Keller sang her rendition of “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” to which she received a standing ovation. Aside from winning a crown, sash and $500 worth of prizes, Ms Keller represents Pennsylvania in an all expense stay at Resorts Hotel and Casino in Atlantic City,  where she will compete with other representatives from each state from October 15-20.

Sr America is a non profit organization that celebrates the “Age of Elegance” of women over the age of 60. It is part of a national movement to dispel the myths of aging.

This was not Ms Keller’s first appearance in the spotlight. She was also the 2011 winner of Pennsylvania Senior Idol.

First runner up was Jacquie Sutton of York. Second runner up was Vickie Kissinger of New Holland. Harrisburg’s Jackie Maxie was voted Ms Congeniality.

Appearance opportunities for Ms Keller can be made by contacting  Pennsylvania Senior America @ 610-417-7905. – SOURCE: news release

previous winners“2017 Ms. Senior Pennsylvania Senior America with previous years’ winners.

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“On August 6, the U.S. dropped a uranium gun-type atomic bomb (Little Boy) on the city of Hiroshima. American President Harry S. Truman called for Japan’s surrender 16 hours later. Truman then told the Japanese, in psychopathic fashion, to “expect a rain of ruin from the air, the like of which has never been seen on this earth.” – The Free Thought Project

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1383 Arcadia Rd., Rm. 140, Lancaster, PA 17601.

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