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High Shine: 15 Years of International Ms Bootblack -The Documentary

SAN FRANCISCO – In 1999, International Ms Leather owner Amy Marie Meek (owner 1995-2006; IMsL 1993) expanded the annual IMsL Weekend to include a new contest: International Ms Bootblack (IMsBB). At the time, it was the only international forum in which woman-identified individuals could demonstrate their bootblacking skills in order to compete for an international bootblacking…

Final Call for Bootblacks at GLLA

INDIANAPOLIS –  A final reminder that we’re accepting contestant applications for Great Lakes Bootblack 2012. If you live in Indiana, Illinois, Kentucky, Michigan, Minnesota, Ohio, or Wisconsin, please consider competing for Great Lakes Bootblack. The winner of the Great Lakes Bootblack contest may choose to compete for any one of the following titles: International Community Bootblack (ICBB), International Ms. Bootblack (IMsBB), or…