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Monterrey Venom hold press conference

June 27, 2006 - American Basketball Association (ABA) - Monterrey Poison News Release

Monterrey, MX. The ABA Monterrey Venom made several major announcements at a Press Conference at Hooters, one of the teams primary sponsors this week.

Emile Sheppard has been named head coach; his assistant will be Eric Dunn.

Coach Sheppard then announced that the team, along with the Sport Department of the City of Monterrey, will host a special basketball camp for boys and girls between the ages of 7 & 13 from July 24th thru August 4th. There will be room for 100 kids - and according to Coach Sheppard, "It will be a fun-filled week that the children should really enjoy." The cost of the camp is 500 Pesos ($45 US). For more information, visit or email Aram Peinado at The Venom will also be a sponsor of the upcoming Bikini Contest at Hooters.

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