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QUEEN SIRIKIT OF THAILAND
BIRTHDAY CELEBRATION

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SUSAN & HER MAJESTY QUEEN SIRIKIT OF THAILAND
SUSAN & HER MAJESTY QUEEN SIRIKIT OF THAILAND

In November of 1992, Susan Jeske was invited by the Thai Arts & Cultural Committee to sing the Thai and US National Anthems for Her Majesty Queen Sirikits 60th Birthday Celebration. Susan founded the “International Friendship Thru Beauty” delegation and negotiated and organized 12 National and International Beauty Queens that would use their “Crown For A Purpose” and travel with her to help raise money for the Queens Favorite Charity - a poor children’s hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.

 

During their 2 week stay in Thailand, the delegation made over 42 scheduled appearances, featured in 50 newspapers, 10 national TV shows and was on the cover of 3 magazines. The delegation of queens raised $92,000 at one fundraising event. Ms. Jeske served as Presidential Envoy and Goodwill Ambassador by presenting to Her Majesty letters of congratulations from Presidents Bill Clinton and Ronald Reagan.

 

THE BEAUTY QUEEN DELEGATION INCLUDED:

  • Miss All Nations 1988, Susan Jeske
  • Miss World 1990, Gina Tolleson
  • Miss Teen USA 1989, Brandy Sherwood
  • Miss Flower Queen 1991 & Miss Georgia USA, Brenda Leithleither
  • Miss International, Amanda Jones
  • Miss USA 1983, Julie Hayek
  • Miss USA 1989, Laura Herring
  • Miss California USA 1993, Jane Olivera
  • Miss California Teen USA, Natasha Allas
  • $100,000 Star Search Model Winner 1993, Theresa Ring
  • Miss Globe America 1993 & Miss Texas USA 1993, Chris Bogard
  • Miss International USA 1993, Elizabeth Alvarez

 

NOTABLE APPEARANCES:

  • Personal Audience with Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
  • Personal Audience with the Prime Minister of Thailand
  • Meeting the Royal Crown Princess
  • Visiting the poor children’s hospital in Thailand
  • Parade Celebrating Her Majesty’s Birthday – National Television Coverage
  • Fundraising Event held in Bangkok, Thailand that raised $92,000 for the poor children’s hospital – National Television Coverage

Producers: Susan Jeske & Ken Herczeg

Assistant Coordinator: Jackie Heston

Chaperones: Charles and Denise Jeske

 

SPONSORS INCLUDED:

Kalawin – ESMOD, Barbizon USA, Thai Airlines, Dusit Thani Hotel, Kodak, Coca Cola, The Diplomatic Corp, ATM, The Advertising Association of Thailand, King Kong Island, S.K. AIR, Tourism Authority of Thailand and SSP Group.

Invitation letter to sing the Thai and US National Anthems for Her Majesty Queen Sirikits Birthday Celebration
Invitation letter to sing the Thai and US National Anthems for Her Majesty Queen Sirikits Birthday Celebration
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PRESIDENT REAGAN LETTERS

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President Reagan Letter thanking me for delivering his Birthday Greeting to the Queen of Thailand
President Reagan Letter thanking me for delivering his Birthday Greeting to the Queen of Thailand
President Reagan Birthday Greeting Letter to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
President Reagan Birthday Greeting Letter to Her Majesty Queen Sirikit
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MEETING THE
queen of thailand

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Full Page Newspaper Article which talks about the Delegation of Beauty Queens traveling to Thailand and Susan recieving
Full Page Newspaper Article which talks about the Delegation of Beauty Queens traveling to Thailand and Susan recieving a private audience where she meets Her Majesty Queen Sirikit of Thailand.
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 BANGKOK POST
It’s More Than Looks That Count

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ARRIVAL & PRESS CONFERENCE

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Arriving in Thailand - First Press Conference
Arriving in Thailand - First Press Conference

Arriving in Thailand and being greeted by Miss Universe 1988, Porntip
Being greeted in Thailand
by Miss Universe - Porntip 
International Friendship Thru Beauty beauty queen delegation
Press Conference
Arrival 
News article about arriving in Thailand
Announcement
of Delegation 

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MEETING THE PRIME MINISTER

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Meeting the Prime Minister of Thailand
Meeting the Prime Minister of Thailand
Meeting the Prime Minister of Thailand
Meeting the Prime Minister of Thailand
Prime Minister of Thailand and Susan singing 'Strangers In The Night.'
Prime Minister of Thailand and Susan singing "Strangers In The Night."
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Prime Minister of Thailand Meeting 
Susan Jeske, Prime Minister, Governor and Miss World 1990, Gina Tolleson
Susan Jeske, Prime Minister, Governor and Miss World 1990, Gina Tolleson
Prime Minister of Thailand and Susan Jeske
Prime Minister of Thailand and Susan Jeske
Showing to the Prime Minister the letters from Presidents Clinton and Reagan
Showing to the Prime Minister the letters from Presidents Clinton and Reagan
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FUNDRAISING EVENT FOR
HER MAJESTY

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Meeting HRH Princess of Thailand
Meeting HRH Princess of Thailand

Wearing traditional Thai outfits and performing at the fundraising event
Fundraising Event
Wearing Thai Costume
Fundraising event raising money for Her Majesty favorite charity
Fundraising Event
Fashion Show
Article about the fundraising event - meeting the Princess of Thailand
Meeting the Princess

Susan wore this gown in the Charity Fashion Shows. It was presented to Susan as a gift from the Thai Arts and Cultural C
Susan wore this gown in the Charity Fashion Shows. It was presented to Susan as a gift from the Thai Arts and Cultural Committee. Hand made Thai Gown made out of Thai Silk and hand beaded. Value in 1993-$25,000
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VISITING THE 
CRIPPLE CHILDRENS HOSPITAL

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Susan on the cover of Magazine
Susan on the cover of Magazine

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BIRTHDAY PARADE FOR 
HER MAJESTY

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Poster for the parade with the pictures of the Delgation
Poster for the parade with the pictures of the Delgation

Bangkok Post - A grand parade for Her Majesty
Bangkok Post - A grand parade for Her Majesty
Riding in the parade & modeling in the fashion shows
Riding in the parade & modeling in the fashion shows
Bangkok Post - Riding in the parade in celebration of Her Majesty's Birthday
Bangkok Post - Riding in the parade in celebration of Her Majesty`s Birthday

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Thailand magazines

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Cover of a Thai Magazine
 
Thailand Fashion Magazine
 
Thai Fashion Magazine
 
Thai Magazine - Modeling Clothes
 
Thai Bridal Magazine
 
Thai Fashion Magazine - Modeling for Supizia
 
Thai Magazine - Modeling Supizia Clothes
 
Thai Fashion Magazine
 
Featured in Thai Magazine
 

Thailand Magazine Article
 
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Thank You Letter For attending Her Majesty Queen Sirikits Birthday Celebration and for raising money for the Queens favo
Thank You Letter For attending Her Majesty Queen Sirikits Birthday Celebration and for raising money for the Queens favorite charities.
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