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Getting Ready for Mrs. America
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Did you know that the fastest growing area of the pageant community is Mrs. pageants? More and more married women are embracing pageantry beyond the traditional Miss and Teen years and working hard to compete at an elite level. Join Valerie as she talks with Mrs. World 2007, Diane Tucker as well as expert make-up artist Kelly Wisniewski about what it takes to compete at the Mrs. America pageant. We will talk about selecting your competition wardrobe as well as how to develop and define your best pageant image. If you are competing in a Mrs. pageant this year, you do not want to miss this episode!
Episode Segments:
Pageant Talk Radio: Mrs. World Diane Tucker
Diane tells Valerie about her Mrs. World experiences, including why she decided to compete, and how her prep changed between the local and national levels. For this year’s contestants (and for all of you competing as a Mrs.), Diane shares some tips and advice on how to handle the unique challenges of competing at this level, like staying focused, and managing your family.
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Pageant Talk Radio: Kelly Wisniewski
Kelly has had 3 winners in 4 years at Mrs. World, so there’s no doubt she knows how to create a winning look. Get her key points to winning make-up, including some insider tips if you’re doing your own face. She’ll also tell you why skin care is so important, and what to look for if you want to hire a makeup artist.
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Pageant Talk Radio: Ask Valerie!
It’s advice time with Valerie – and this one is for the Mrs. Contestants! Valerie shares the top four things you need to know and do if you want to place or win at your next Mrs. Pageant.
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Guest(s) Appearing on this Episode
Diane Tucker
When Diane Tucker's name was called Mrs. World in March 2007 in Sochi, Russia at the Winter Theatre, a dream came true and a once in a lifetime experience began. The Mrs. America/Mrs. World Organization gave Diane and her family the extraordinary opportunity to travel the world and volunteer for numerous charities. Diane feels so fortunate to help support communities and has gained lasting friendships that will always have a place in her heart. During her year of service as Mrs. World, Diane has worked closely with the Susan G. Komen For The Cure Foundation. Nominated as the “Honorary Chair” in 2006 and 2007 for the Southern Arizona Race for the Cure, Diane recruits participants and volunteers for the Race to help fund research, education, screening, and treatment. Diane promotes breast cancer awareness to schools, civic organizations, and businesses. By taking a global approach to this platform issue, greater goals can be reached. Every person, every resource is important in winning the battle against breast cancer. During her reign as Mrs. Arizona America, Mrs. America, and Mrs. World, Diane served at over 300 appearances around the world. Diane's highlights include the television commercials for the Race for the Cure on KVOA Channel 4, guest on KTLA Morning News in Los Angeles, ringing the bell at NASDAQ on Times Square in New York, traveling to Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia to speak at the Go Red Heart Disease Gala, presented awards at Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night for Parkinson's Disease Research in Scottsdale, Arizona, and keynote speaker on leadership at the National Association of Professional Mortgage Women Conference in Orlando, Florida.

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Kelly Wisniewski
For more than 16 years Kelly has been working in the makeup artistry field. She has extensive experience providing appropriate applications for pageants, weddings, and photo shoots. Teaching makeup application is also an integral part of her passion in working with todays woman.

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