Miss 2006 California, Marissa Mecir Selects abazab Services to Reach Out to Fans

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Miss 2006 California invites fans to respond with video comments and questions using social media application abazab.

Miss 2006 California, Marissa Mecir, a Bay area native, crowned on July 9, announced an invitation to friends and fans to connect with her using the new video Internet service, abazab (http://www.abazab.com).

Marissa, a fan of new technology and social issues, features an exclusive video interview about her goals, interests and platform in her abazab Playbox and encourages video comments back from her friends and fans. She will be competing for the Miss American Women 2006 on August 3rd, 4th, and 5th in Las Vegas, Nevada at the Red Rock Resort and plans to share updates in her Playbox as she prepares for the competition.

An accomplished graduate of San Jose State University with a degree in Psychology and minor in Child Development, Marissa has been participating in beauty pageants since she was 17 years old. While fulfilling her responsibilities and enjoying the opportunities her title has given her, Marissa also manages to find the time to work within the mental health field. Her focus is on helping patients who suffer from schizophrenia, bipolar disorder, major depression and other mentally disabling illnesses.

Additionally, Marissa counsels these patients with life skill strategies, effective medication habits, symptom and response resolution, and supports her patients’ reintegration into mainstream society. Marissa chose to enter the mental health field because it’s “in her blood.” Marissa’s parents are also in social services and have instilled her with a strong passion to “serve the underserved population and be voice to the voiceless.”

With her hectic schedule, Marissa finds that using abazab is an easy way to keep her friends and fans up to date with her life and to take part in her daily experiences. “It’s fun, but most of all, it’s free!” states Marissa in her first abazab video greeting.

Fans and friends can message Marissa through her abazab playbox to send their support, greetings and good luck wishes as she pursues her dream of becoming the next Miss American Women 2006.

You can find Marissa’s abazab Playbox at

and also her personal page at http://www.myspace.com/miss2006california .

About Marissa Mecir

Marissa Mecir (23), Miss 2006 California, is a Bay area native and notable graduate of San Jose State University, having studied Psychology and Child Development. Completing studies in the mental health field, Mecir currently works counseling mental health patients in the San Jose area. Miss Mecir is an alumni member of AIESEC, reigned as Miss Bay Area 2005, and has traveled extensively in Europe. She is represented by Boom Model & Talent Agency. (http://www.boommodel.com)

About abazab

Abazab’s mission is to create and promote the next generation of social media. We provide a free social web-based Internet service enabling people to share fun videos, impromptu video messages, and important life events in an easy way that can be added to any web page and is available at http://www.abazab.com. abazab is a private company backed by Draper Fisher Jurvetson, Advanced Equities, Geneva Ventures, and other prominent Silicon Valley investors. For more company information visit http://www.abazabinc.com.


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