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Jay Leno to Perform at Starkey Hearing Foundation Gala

Legendary comedian and Emmy Award-winning late-night television host Jay Leno will perform at this year's "So The World May Hear" Awards Gala at the RiverCentre in St. Paul, Minnesota on June 17.

"Leno's unique style of humor will definitely be one of the highlights of this year's event," said Hearing Foundation founder, William F. Austin.

One of the country's premier comedians, Leno has appeared in hundreds of comedy shows around the United States for the past 20 years. He remains passionate about leno.gifperforming in front of live audiences and plans to entertain Gala attendees with his "everyman" style and personality that have helped him earn millions of fans worldwide. Leno also plans to lend a helping hand as auctioneer during this year's live auction.

The 2006 Gala honors the good work of racing champions Richard Petty, Johnny Rutherford, Sir Jackie Stewart, and Al Unser Sr.; tennis legend Billie Jean King; baseball hall of famers Harmon Killebrew and Willie Mays; and Minnesota philanthropist Glen Taylor.

Entertainment for this year's event will be provided by Grammy Award-winning artists John Mellencamp, Dionne Warwick, Petula Clark, and many other surprises.

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