News stories for listeners of the podcast "PageantCast."
Monday, January 19, 2009
Miss America Contestants Practice Their Runway Walk
2009 Miss America Contestants Return to
Fashion Mall's Runway for
Annual Meet and Greet
For the fourth consecutive year, the 52 Miss America contestants walked the runway at the Fashion Mall. The Master of Ceremonies for the event was Miss America Organization Board of Directors' Lynn Hackerman Weidner, Miss New Jersey 1971.
After the contestants walked the clear, Plexiglas, 80 foot long retractable runway with multimedia screens playing, there was a meet and greet session where they signed autographs and photos for the public.
Fashion Mall is the largest shopping destination on Las Vegas Boulevard. It is located at 3200 Las Vegas Boulevard or via Mel Torme Way, just off of Industrial Road. Anchors include Neiman Marcus, Saks Fifth Avenue, Macy's, Dillard's, Bloomingdale's Home and Nordstrom.
Don't miss the series finale of TLC's COUNTDOWN TO THE CROWN, which airs next Friday, January 23 at 10 p.m, leading up to the live 2009 Miss America Pageant on Saturday, January 24 at 8 p.m. Eastern / 7 p.m. Pacific on TLC.