|Posted on July 10, 2012 at 11:30 PM|
Well Hello There!...
To say that the last couple months have been exciting, would be a massive understatement! I have been so blessed with how busy and successful the time has been and I can't wait to keep making a move.
I entered a no experience necessary DJ competition in Brisbane, and won a spot in the 72 QLD finalists to go to DJ School each week and then perform at Birdees in front of a crowd! The competition winner gets to play Stereosonic this year and the major winner goes to play for Paradise Club in Mykonos and also in Thailand! Although I'm not actually setting high hopes to win this comp, there are far more deserving applicants than me, I am looking forward to gaining the new skills and possibly getting a foot in the music industry door this way. I've also loved music and to sing, and I figure djing would be another avenue on the way to these. Today is the last class before our competition/battle night on the 21st! So if you would like tickets to come watch me (possibly watch me stuff up big time! haha) then contact me on Facebook: www.facebook.com/aprilchavezhobbsmodel - Tickets are only $10, and if you want to come back on Sunday for the second night, my brother is also djing in the competition! (Talented family hehe)... Even my three year old son has been having a go on the decks
Aside from that I became the official Face of Bella Bronze Tanning here on the coast. Jasmine is amazing and always makes sure I have an amazing tan for my photoshoots and such - I've started to realise just how bad sun tanning is for your skin and believe that spray tanning is a much better option for your skin, and leaves it looking even every time - Check her out!
I also had the opportunity to do a promotional shoot for Go Girl (Vaniggy Fashions) who are going to sponsor me for the 2013 Miss Galaxy pageant next year. It was a great day and I can't wait for the posters and marking material to be released! It includes shots with a beautiful horse, coastal python, beach shots and some photos on a yacht - By far the most fun shoot so far, so watch this space & my Facebook page for updates.
I had quite a lot of fun filming as an Extra for the Evi music video shoot (Abby Skye), she is absolutely amazing and the song is extremely catchy so I have no doubt it will be successful... I don't fancy myself much of an actor, but here's hoping I increase my skills and confidence because I would love to do more extras work and presenting!
I also had an award winning Journalist interview me regarding my Gastroschisis Support Group for mums, so hopefully we will get some more exposure for that and get a few steps closer towards finding a cause and cure for this birth defect. Go to www.gastroschisismiracles.webs.com for more info
The biggest opportunity for me so far though, was being named the Face of Turn On Love Drink for the next 12 months! It is an Aphrodisiac drink, so it can be classed as a little bit of a raunchy product, but the Australian Director has some big plans involved which doesn't include crude marketing - It's going to be classy and aimed at couples more so. They are looking to have these being sold in 7/11s, every club, pub, and bar as well as Adult stores... and potentially a contract with Woolworths & Coles, because it is a completely natural, herbal drink. Basically what it does is brings the blood closer to the surface and nerve endings, obviously in all the right places, increasing your pleasure and is safe enough for everyone to drink. It has already been released in the States and has some big name ambassadors such as Donald Trump! So I will be in for a lot of campaiging, promos, media appearances etc while travelling and networking. I'm absolutely busting at the seams with excitement! And the team are absolutely wonderful people... I couldn't have asked for a better bunch.
But this is only the beginning for me... I have a lot of things in the mix, including a Bras N Things shopping spree in Sydney with Sheridyn Fisher, which I believe will also give me some needed exposure as well. I continue to be an Opportunist at every twist and turn, remaining positive, grounded and grateful for every experience.
Thank you to all who voted and supported me in the Turn Me On Love Drink competition, over 135 competitors in Australia and New Zealand entered, and I'm eternally grateful that I was the winner - I won't let you down
Don't forget to go to my Videos page to check out the most recent Video Portfolios & the Your Shot competition videos for an update! You will love them - I'm so lucky to know such amazingly talented people
Onwards & Upwards... Much Love, April x