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June 15, 2006

Miss Deaf Texas to give sneak peek

From: San Antonio Express - San Antonio,TX,USA - Jun 15, 2006


Miss Deaf Texas Johanna Valenta will present a pre-pageant event from 7 to 9 p.m. Friday at MacAllister Auditorium at San Antonio College at 1400 San Pedro Ave.

Valenta will preview her platform speech and model outfits she will wear at the Miss Deaf America Pageant July 3 at the Desert Springs-J.W. Marriott Resort in Palm Desert, Calif.

Miss Deaf America represents more than 28 million deaf and hard of hearing Americans as a goodwill ambassador and ambassador for the National Association of the Deaf.

Contestants compete in five categories: private interview, platform presentation, talent performance, evening gown and onstage interview.

Admission is free to the public. Donations are accepted.

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