NBC Universal Trump

  • 24
    Feb
    2015

    Miss USA’s Tae Kwon Do-Inspired Workout Routine

    Shape.com -

    Though the Miss USA and Miss Universe pageants aren’t all about looks (there’s a talent portion to the competition too, okay?), appearance obviously plays into the results pretty heavily. That’s a fact that becomes even more apparent when you look at the rockin’ body of current Miss USA Nia Sanchez (who narrowly missed winning the Miss Universe crown last month).

    To get in (literally) kick-butt shape for both pageants, Sanchez did Tae Kwon Do-inspired workouts. “I love the competitive aspect of Tae Kwon Do,” says Sanchez, who started as a kid. “When I first signed up, my dad would have to make me go to class because I was so shy, but once I competed in my first tournament I was hooked—I couldn’t get enough!”

    Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 12.33.42 PM

    Read the full article here.


  • 24
    Feb
    2015

    Michael Phelps Engaged to Nicole Johnson, Miss California USA 2010

    EOline.com - Michael Phelps is engaged! And he’s announced the happy news in the cutest way. The 29-year-old 22-time Olympic medalist and swimming champion is set to marry longtime girlfriend Nicole Johnson, Miss California USA 2010. Phelps revealed their engagement late on Saturday via a gorgeous Instagram photo of her embracing and laying on top of him on snow, showcasing a sparkling ring as the two grin from ear to ear. “She said yes,” he wrote.

    Screen Shot 2015-02-24 at 12.05.15 PM

    Read the full article here.


  • 24
    Feb
    2015

    Beauty queens help Pittsburgh Chapter of the Organization of Chinese Americans usher in the Lunar New Year

    Triblive.com - The Organization of Chinese Americans ushered in the Lunar New Year with a celebration of the Year of the Ram (or Goat), an animal symbolizing “more room for diplomacy,” shared Karen Yee. “We need that now.”

    With close to 400 guests filtering into the Syria Shriners Center on Feb. 21, the evening brought together OCA prez Kai Lin, honorary chair Dr. Savio L-Y. Woo, and master of ceremoniesJulienne Shaw — also the first Asian American to win the Miss Pennsylvania Teen USA Title in 2002.

    dt.common.streams.StreamServer.cls

    It was Shaw’s involvement that paved the way for the support from subsequent beauty queens, which this year included Miss USA 2013 Erin Brady Capasso and Miss Teen USA 2012 Logan West, as well as 2015 titleholders Ashley Golebiewski, Savannah Giammarco, Gretchen Reece, Kassidy Tharp, Jackie Croft, Alex Marek, Andrea Mucino, Cora King, Elizabeth Cardillo, and Jasmine Daniels.

    Read the full article here.


  • 19
    Feb
    2015
  • 17
    Feb
    2015

    YOUNG PHILANTHROPISTS JOIN POPE FRANCIS AND “TURN ON A LIGHT” AGAINST HUMAN TRAFFICKING

    Simn-Global.org - In advance of the first-ever international day of prayer and reflection commissioned by the Vatican and held on Sunday, February 8th, entitled “Turn on a Light against Human Trafficking,” young philanthropists Patrick Gage and Gabriela Isler pledged their commitment to Pope Francis’s campaign against human trafficking by signing the Joint Declaration of Religious Leaders against Modern Slavery issued by the Global Freedom Network, an ecumenical organization formed by Pope Francis to eradicate modern slavery around the world.

    Gabriela Isler, Founder and CEO, Universe of Blessings Fund and Miss Universe 2013, has received a public humanitarian blessing from Pope Francis in recognition of her philanthropic efforts in the Philippines following Typhoon Haiyan and her mission to empower young women and girls and decrease the rates of adolescent pregnancy. Ms. Isler, a member of the Washington Speakers Bureau, is speaking out about the women victimized by human trafficking and is deeply engaged in the mission of the Global Freedom Network to end modern slavery by 2020 and for all time.

    54de4caf334f7

    Read the full article here.