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Ms. Wheelchair Maryland

Sharonda Johnson-Wilkes, Ms. Wheelchair MD 2011

Congratulations to Sharonda Johnson-Wilkes from Fort Washington, Maryland. She was crowned as the 2011 Ms. Wheelchair Maryland on October 30, 2010 at the Hilton Hotel in Rockville. Sharonda will represent Maryland at the national pageant in Grand Rapids, Michigan in the summer of 2011.

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Shannon Minnick, Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2010


Congratulations to Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2010 Shannon Renade Lavine Minnick from Silver Spring, Maryland. Shannon was crowned at the Doubletree Hotel in Bethesda, Maryland on November 7, 2009. Shannon will represent Maryland at the Ms. Wheelchair America pageant in Grand Rapids, Michigan in August 2010.

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Cathy Porter, Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2007

Cathy Porter, Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2007

Introducing Ms. Wheelchair Maryland 2007, Cathy Porter. Ms. Porter accepted the crown from her predecessor, Liza Patchel. The crowning took place Saturday evening during an intimate dinner gala at the Doubletree Hotel in Bethesda, Md. During Ms. Porter’s year-long reign, she will travel the state promoting the Ms. Wheelchair Maryland and Ms. Wheelchair America programs as well as her platform: Self-Defense and Security for the Wheelchair User. Next July, Ms. Porter will represent Maryland in the Ms. Wheelchair America 2008 competition to be held in Bethesda, MD.

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