Ms. Texas Senior America 2005
Fan Benno Caris, last year's Ms Texas Senior America, represented Texas well. She began the year as the first runner-up. The Board of Directors of the Ms Texas Senior America, Fan Benno-Caris, and the Cameo Club wish Joanie Carey well. Fan Benno-Caris was a wonderful 2005 Queen, representing the MTSA organiation with honor and grace. She was an outstanding supporter of the MTSA 2006 pageant as a board member. Thank you, Fan for a great year!
CITY OF ADDISON HONORED FAN BENNO-CARIS
On 06/13/06, the Cameo ladies swarmed into the Addison Council Meeting to honor their Queen Fan. Mayor Joe Chow, of Addison City Council, read the proclamation and claimed June 13th Fan Benno-Caris Day, then presented it to Fan. She also received a dozen red roses from John Dornheim and Mary Virginia sang “God Bless America”. Fan’s Granddaughter Kimberly Benno was there to honor her as well as her husband, John Caris , who video taped her special moment. Roger Mellow, a council member, is very proud of Fan for he is her cousin. The Cameo members present to honor Fan were: Beth Pirtle, Joyce King, Mary Virginia Tuinstra, Wanda Jones, Lauretta Jensen and John Dornheim.