Four west coast Coleman locations including Deer Lake, Stephenville, Caribou Road and Colemans Gardens Market were very excited to receive a visit from the 2019 USA Florida Watermelon Queen Miss Avianna Liuzzo during the week of July 22 – 26. Miss Avianna is the 20 year old daughter of Dr. Michael and Debra Liuzzo. She is currently attending University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida where she is majoring in Animal Science. Avianna is also a Certified Veterinary Assistant.
Stores done an outstanding job on their watermelon displays and created lots of excitement for kids with watermelon eating contests and prizes. Customers of all ages love watermelon and very surprised to learn about its’ many health benefits.
Colemans has been involved with the Watermelon Foundation Board since 2006 and have hosted 19 state & national watermelon Queens. The Queens are selected on their communication skills, academic standing, knowledge of the USA farming industry and their contribution to community.
Watermelon is a natural source of nature’s most powerful antioxidants, vitamins C and A and beta-carotene. It reduces the risk of colon cancer, asthma, heart disease, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, and prostate cancer. For great watermelon recipes visit: www.watermelon.org.