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Bellerose pageant winner visits SNAP

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Miss New York Senior America 2013 Virginia Werner speaks to visitors as state Sen. Tony Avella looks on. Photo by Ken Maldonado
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The Senior Steppers show off their moves at SNAP. Photo by Ken Maldonado
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Honey Eberhardt, 71, performs a solo dance. Eberhardt is a member of the Senior Steppers, a dance group comprised of former Miss Senior America Contestants. Photo by Ken Maldonado

State Sen. Tony Avella joined Virginia Werner, Bellerose’s Miss New York Senior America 2013, to greet seniors at the Services Now for Adult Persons center in Queens Village Monday.

Werner was chosen as the winner of the Miss New York Senior America organization’s annual honoring of senior women of achievement and has been dubbed a role model of the dignity, maturity and inner beauty of all senior Americans, Avella said.

Reach reporter Phil Corso by e-mail at pcorso@cnglocal.com or by phone at 718-260-4573.

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