This will help with the "polar vortex" chill we are all feeling. The nominations for Albany's 2014 Tulip Queen are now be taken until April 1.

If you know a woman between the ages of 18-23 who knows the area, has good leadership skills, and wants to be active in the community, then they can be nominated.

You can click here to nominate or send a letter to the address below.

The Albany Tulip Queen Judging Committee

City Hall, Room 402

24 Eagle St.

Albany, New York 12207.

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