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Ms. International Bold and Beautiful Pageant Coming Up


Jan. 15, 2005 –– For an entertaining evening, pop on over to the University of the Virgin Islands Sports and Fitness Center Jan. 22 for the Ms. International Bold and Beautiful pageant. It begins at 8 p.m.
"It's a total celebration of the full-figured woman," organizer Kimberly Rodriquez said Friday.
She said that 70 percent of women across the Caribbean are considered full-figured.
The show's nine contestants hail from across the Caribbean and the U.S. mainland, giving the program an international flavor.
Camar Clarke, 21, is from Barbados. She is a court reporter.
Tammy David, 22, is from Tortola. She works as a clothing designer.
Anna-Maria John, 23, is a hairstylist in Dominica.
Kahailia Beach, 25, is a marketing research supervisor from St. Vincent.
Maggie Ventura, 44, was born in the Dominican Republic. She works in banking.
Laverne Roberts, 23, is a broadcaster from Trinidad and Tobago.
Roxanne Whitfield, 32, comes from the U.S. Virgin Islands. She is a teacher.
Sheila Marita Rodriguez, 18, is a medical student. She was born in Puerto Rico.
Robin Wilson, 33, comes from Nashville, Tenn. She is a hairstylist.
Kevin Rodriquez, who is also working to organize the program, said Saturday the women were recruited. Seven of the nine captured titles on their home island. Whitfield was a runner up in a previous Ms. International Bold and Beautiful pageant. He said Wilson has worked as a professional model.
He said the evening begins with a production number that includes dancing. After the contestants are introduced, they'll appear again in a costume representing their home island or state, in swimwear and evening wear.
Each will make a presentation speech, perform a talent segment and participate in a question and answer session.
Tickets are $25 in advance and $30 at the door. The best seats can be reserved and run $30 and $35. Tickets are available on St. Thomas at Modern Music, Nisky Pharmacy, V.I. Bridal and Tuxedo Center and on St. John at St. John Drug Center.


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