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 Congratulations to Queen Valerie Hedman
Mango Queen 2014

Congratulations to Valerie Hedman for being chosen to represent the Greater Pine Island area as the 2014 MangoMania Queen. Valerie is a full time resident of Bokeelia and lives on her family's farm where they raise Palm Trees, Livestock and of course Mango Trees. She has participated in MangoMania 2013, local Farmers Markets and events as a vendor selling her Island Mom's Jams. "We love growing mangos on our land and making our delectable fruit into jams to share with everyone; Pine Island has the best mangos ever" Hedman said.


Queen Valerie will be traveling throughout the Lee County area promoting MangoMania, the popular summer festival and celebration of Pine Island Agriculture, Mangos and other Tropical Fruits. You will find from the mango scented soaps to the amateur and professional food contest, "It's all about the Mango" at this event. Hedman said she feels very luck to be part of such a great community and looks forward to promoting not  only MangoMania but the Greater Pine Island area through tout the year.


 Join the Queen and her court at the 18th Annual MangoMania Tropical Fruit Festival Saturday July 19th, from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Sunday the 20th from 10 a.m. to 5p.m at the German American Social Club, Cape Coral. 






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