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[09/07/06 - 12:00 AM]
Tysonia Sichinga of Carson, California Selected to Participate in the Inaugural "Slim-Fast(R) Dance Challenge" on "Dancing with the Stars the Results Show"

[via press release from ABC]

TYSONIA SICHINGA OF CARSON, CALIFORNIA SELECTED TO PARTICIPATE IN THE INAUGURAL �SLIM-FAST� DANCE CHALLENGE� ON �DANCING WITH THE STARS THE RESULTS SHOW�

Follow Tysonia�s Progress Each Week As She Lives Out Her Ballroom Dancing Dreams and Gets in Shape

In an exciting new twist to the third season of �Dancing with the Stars the Results Show,� premiering WEDNESDAY, SEPTEMBER 13 (8:00-9:00 p.m., ET), we�ll follow a working mom as she lives out her ballroom dancing fantasies with hopes of improving her physical wellbeing, in the first-ever �Slim-Fast� Dance Challenge.� Tysonia Sichinga of Carson, CA was chosen from among thousands of women who answered the casting call to participate.

Under the tutelage of renowned professional ballroom dancer, instructor and choreographer Christian Perry, Tysonia�s progress will be featured Wednesdays on �Dancing with the Stars the Results Show.� Witness her transformation as she chases her dreams and tackles the challenges of balancing a demanding training schedule, work and caring for her family.

�I never thought I would be the one chosen,� said Mrs. Sichinga. �This is an amazing opportunity and I�m looking forward to training, getting in shape and being on �Dancing with the Stars.� I�m so thankful I have the support of my family and friends as I take on this challenge.�

�When we met Tysonia, we knew almost instantly that she would be the one, �said Conrad Green, executive producer, �Dancing with the Stars.� �She has a wonderful openness and warmth about her that�s very endearing, and it�s terrific to be able to make this happen for her. We�re always looking for new ways to engage the audience, and her participation adds a terrific human element to the show. We hope that her journey will reflect the life-changing experience many of our viewers have had as they�ve taken up dancing after watching the show.�

Inspired by her love for the series and the amazing physical transformation the celebrities have undergone as a result of rigorous training, Tysonia auditioned for a chance to experience what it�s like to train like a pro and appear on television. As she embarks on this once in a lifetime opportunity, she will have the support of her husband, Robert, and teenaged daughters Seko and Tyana. The hardworking and dedicated administrative assistant hopes to develop enough savvy ballroom dancing skills to impress her loving husband, family and friends. More importantly, her goal is to feel healthy, confident and comfortable in her own skin.

As sponsor of the segment, Slim-Fast is making available to Tysonia Slim-Fast products and the support of a certified nutritionist/registered dietitian. Slim-Fast offers all consumers information and nutritional support at www.slimfast.com and at 1800-Slim-Fast.

�Dancing with the Stars� is the U.S. version of the international smash hit series, �Strictly Come Dancing.� This version is produced in America by BBC Worldwide. Conrad Green is executive producer and Izzie Pick is co-executive producer. Rob Wade and Matilda Zoltowski are supervising producers. Alex Rudzinski directs.

About Slim-Fast

Slim-Fast, a Unilever brand, offers delicious and balanced nutritional products, meal planning and exercise advice to aid in weight loss and weight maintenance, which can result in improved health. The Slim-Fast product line includes an affordable range of Shakes, Meal Bars, Powders and Snack Bars that are available in retail outlets nationwide. Visit slim-fast.com or call 1 800 SLIMFAST for more information.

About Unilever

Unilever [NYSE: UL, UN], one of the world�s largest consumer products companies, aims to add vitality to life by meeting everyday needs for nutrition, hygiene and personal care. Each day, around the world, consumers make 150 million decisions to purchase Unilever products. The company has a portfolio of brands that make people feel good, look good and get more out of life.

In the United States these brands include recognized names such as: Axe, �all,� Ben & Jerry's, Bertolli, Breyers, Caress, Country Crock, Degree, Dove personal care products, Hellmann's, Lipton, Knorr, Popsicle, Promise, Q-Tips, Skippy, Slim-Fast, Snuggle, Suave, Sunsilk and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies. Dedicated to serving consumers and the communities where we live, work and play, Unilever in the United States employs approximately 15,000 people in 66 office and manufacturing sites in 24 states and Puerto Rico -- generating more than $9 billion in sales in 2005. For more information visit www.unileverusa.com.





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