2016 Alabama Watermelon Queen to visit Buehler’s

Buehler’s Fresh Foods.Wooster Milltown and Nobles Pond Canton locations will host Madison Laney, recently crowned 2016 Alabama Watermelon Queen. Madison brings her product knowledge, recipes, and customer giveaways to Buehler’s, just in time for the holiday weekend. Everyone is welcome to come and meet Madison at Wooster Milltown on Friday, May 27, noon to 2:00 p.m. and 3:00 to 6:00 p.m., and at Nobles Pond Canton on Saturday, May 28, 10:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.   

“We are excited for our customers to meet Madison and learn more about the benefits of eating watermelon,” stated Jeff Tomassetti, Buehler’s Director Produce and Floral. “Madison will be offering watermelon tastings, recipe demos, and sharing stickers and coloring books with the kids.”

The Alabama Watermelon Queen is a public relations representative for the watermelon industry. Madison represents the Alabama Watermelon Association, sharing her knowledge on the nutritional benefits and versatility of watermelon.  She visits schools, farms, farmers’ markets, televisions stations, grocery stores, and watermelon festivals. Once her reign is complete she will compete for the 2017 National Watermelon Queen title in Lake Tahoe, Nevada where she will have the opportunity to share the watermelon message throughout the United States and abroad.

Miss Madison Laney of Ariton, Alabama was crowned at the annual Alabama Watermelon Association Convention held in February.  She is a student at the University of Alabama, majoring in fashion and retail design.

To learn more about the Watermelon Association, visit www.watermelon.org .