Mrs. International Shannon Devine will speak at the Gamma Pi Chapter of Alpha Phi International Fraternity’s Red Dress Gala. The Gamma Pi chapter of Alpha Phi International presents Red Dress Gala on September 24th, 2010 in Tempe, AZ at the Fiesta Resort and Conference Center. Red Dress Gala is a philanthropic event benefiting the Alpha Phi Foundation with a focus on cardiac care and heart health. Red Dress Gala is a formal affair featuring dinner, a silent auction, dancing with CelebrPhi’s, a guest speaker and over 500 attendees.
Shannon Devine, 35, was crowned Mrs. International 2010, Saturday, July 17 at the 23rd Annual Mrs. International Pageant in Skokie, Ill. Shannon is a member of Alpha Phi International Fraternity.
Mrs. Southeast of Cherryville, N.C., Shannon Devine, 35, was crowned Mrs. International 2010, Saturday, July 17 at the 23rd Annual Mrs. International Pageant in Skokie, Ill. The two-hour event, held at the North Shore Center for the Performing Arts, featured 51 contestants competing in three categories, including interview, fitness-wear and evening gown. Devine, who also won the Most Photogenic award, was crowned Mrs. International by her husband, Jason, before a packed audience, which included her 2 ½-year-old daughter Halle-Grace.
In keeping with International Pageants’ platform-focus and dedication to highlighting women’s accomplishments through community support, Devine will spend her year as Mrs. International 2010 supporting the National Council for Adoption (NCFA). Devine’s only child was adopted by her and her husband in Vietnam on September 1, 2008. They recognize this date each year with their own “Family Day” celebration. As part of Devine’s work with NCFA, she will head a task force to re-open adoptions of Vietnamese children to U.S. families, and hopes to spend time with her daughter in her native country promoting adoption.
Red Dress Gala is open to the public on September 24th, 2010 beginning at 6:15 pm with a Cocktail Hour at the Fiesta Resort Conference Center 2100 South Priest Drive Tempe, AZ 85282. General admission tickets may be purchased for $75 by visiting http://conta.cc.com/gammapireddress.
The Gamma Pi chapter of Alpha Phi International Fraternity at Arizona State University is a membership organization dedicated to promoting sisterhood, cultivating leadership, encouraging intellectual curiosity and advocating service. Alpha Phi develops character for a lifetime.