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Volleyball coach named Mrs. California Galaxy

By From page A6 | July 17, 2013

Melanie DeMure, the varsity boys volleyball coach at Oak Ridge High School, was named Mrs. California Galaxy recently. Photo courtesy Melanie DeMure

Melanie DeMure, 42, of El Dorado Hills, was crowned Mrs. California Galaxy last month and will go on to compete for the title of Mrs. Galaxy 2014 during the final competition in Orlando, Fla. July 30 through Aug. 4, 2013.

DeMure is the mother of four children ages 15 years to 15 months. She is spokesperson for youthachievingexcellence.com; owner and president of Gold Cal Jrs VBC and varsity coach for the Oak Ridge High School boys volleyball team. DeMure is also an active volunteer for her children’s schools and the Parent Teacher Association (PTA). She is a 22-year volunteer and advocate for youth, with her platform, “Volunteer … Change a Child’s Life” during her reign as Mrs. California Galaxy.

“What represents me best as Mrs. Galaxy International and as a passionate volunteer for the PTA,” DeMure said, is a quote from John C. Maxwell’s “Success One Day at a Time” where he states, “Think of the pursuit of your dream as being like a major athletic event. Train for it. As you prepare, exercise you will get stronger mentally, emotionally and physically. To successfully achieve your dream, you need to keep improving … Keep your body fit; keep your heart flexible; keep your mind open.”

Galaxy Pageants, Inc. is based in Troy, Mich. The Mrs. Galaxy pageant emphasizes beauty, style, cultural appreciation and a personal development opportunity for women of all nations. The pageant affords each delegate the opportunity to grow and advance her personal and career goals while acting as a role model in her community.

Mrs. Galaxy International showcases married women for age 21 and older and features four categories of competition: interview, evening gown, swimsuit and fashion wear. For more information please visit, melaniedemure.com or galaxypageants.com.

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