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Disabilities pageant may be dropped

ALEX DOWNES, [email protected]

Disabilities pageant may be dropped

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IT MAY JUST be lights out for next year’s pageant for people with disabilities.

This is unless vital major sponsorship comes through for the Shine Like A Diamond Pageant.

Speaking at a presentation for pageant participants at the Barbados Council for the Disabled’s headquarters at Harambee House, Garrison, St Michael, yesterday, organiser and special envoy for people with disabilities, Roslyn Hurley, said the two-year-old pageant cost about $30 000 to stage. She added she had managed to conduct this year’s edition with no monetary donations, but would be taking a break next year.

“If anybody is willing to come forward who can put less sleepless nights on me, I would be willing to go again,” Hurley said. (AD)

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