Rochester, NY --- Yasmeen Gumbs-Breakenridge, an Attorney from Long Island City is the new Mrs. New York America. Ceremonies took place via a virtual pageant on July 19, 2020.
“What a dream come true. I am truly blessed to have the honor of being named Mrs. New York America,” exclaimed Gumbs-Breakenridge. Gumbs-Breakenridge was born in the Virgin Islands and relocated to New York City at young age with her family. She attended college on a Division I Track & Field Scholarship and attended law school in Virginia. She is married to Joseph Breakenridge and together they have a daughter named Saige.
In winning the title, new “Mrs. New York America” Yasmeen Gumbs-Breakenridge receives an all expenses paid trip to compete for the title of MRS. AMERICA 2021 at Westgate Resort in Las Vegas, Nevada in January 2021; Mrs. New York America state crown; Mrs. New York America state sash; Official Wardrobe Sponsor – Joeval’s Formalwear; Crystal earrings – Melissa Briscoe Mrs. New York America 2003; crown pin from Mrs. New York 2019 Kate Schneider, $500 Gift Certificate from Vitalize Med Spa; Crown and banner headshot from Christopher Cardwell, Feature in Rochester Woman Online, Hair/Make-up and Photoshoot, Gift Basket and t-shirt from Community Proud Apparel Owners Chad Lahr and Jessica Lahr, Mrs. New York 2015, pageant coaching session and personal training session from Corrin Stellakis, Owner of FittoReign.com
Yasmeen serves as a Council Member with the Madison Square Boys & Girls Club, an active volunteer with the Salvation Army of Greater New York, Hunters Point Parks Conservancy and New York Cares. NYS Governor Andrew Cuomo recognized her community service involvement.
About the Mrs. America Organization
Celebrating its 43th Anniversary in 2020, the “Mrs. America Organization” has evolved to become a year-round lifestyle brand – a celebration of Americana, and indeed, a microcosm of the 65-million married women of America. These “real women” – “America’s greatest natural resource” – accomplished, attractive, youthful, contemporary leaders from all 50 states plus District of Columbia -- are attorneys, business executives, educators and much more. And many are Moms!
State competitions, under the direction of independent directors, a special network of respected community and business leaders, are conducted to determine the “Mrs. America” State Titleholders who’ll compete at the national level. The original “Mrs. America” event (which began in 1938) was reorganized in 1977 by David Marmel to feature a more contemporary format designed to attract married women.
For more information, please visit the Mrs. New York America website at www.mrsnyamerica.com.
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