The Florence Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that Princess Jade Herbert, a senior at Siuslaw High School, has been crowned 2013 Queen Rhododendra. She is surrounded by her Senior Princess Court, Princess Courtney Rodet and Princess Taysie Savage, both of Mapleton High School. Erin Gustafson and Taylor Winona, not shown, have been named Grand Junior Princesses. Queen Jade and her entire court of eight junior and senior princesses will preside over this weekend’s 106th Rhododendron Festival and will appear in both Saturday’s Junior Parade and Sunday’s Grand Floral Parade. Both courts and their sponsors will be recognized for their individual contributions at a private reception and awards ceremony on May 23 at Ocean Dunes Golf Links Clubhouse.For the complete article see the 05-15-2013 issue.
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