Project Prom returns

They can collect from flattering most any tone of a palette, from dark yellow to splendid pinkish to low purple to a adorned multi-colored shimmering series — even a rainbow. The styles change too, with some dresses prolonged and shimmery and some with no straps and lots of tulle. The collection includes some two-piece dresses and brief dresses, too, and a accumulation of sizes.

Many of a dresses are kindly used, though some still have a tags and have never been worn, with new dresses donated again this year by Elizabeth Renea’s located in downtown Salem.

“Everybody should have a eventuality to go to promenade and some people can’t since they can’t means a dress,” Salem comparison Alexis VanHorn said.

Then there’s also a shoes, hair, nails, accessories and photos, comparison Kait Hall said. Plus a date springs for flowers and a tuxedo and in some cases, a transportation. VanHorn pronounced all adds up. Both she and Hall have helped with Project Prom before. Hall pronounced she’s finished it by Key Club formerly though she, VanHorn and comparison Katie Yuhanick chose to proffer away this year.

“I consider it’s a good thing since promenade dresses are so expensive,” Yuhanick said.

VanHorn modeled a dress final year on a internal morning radio module to foster Project Prom and she’s displaying again this year during an coming this Wednesday morning on WFMJ in Youngstown. She pronounced it was good assisting people collect out dresses and try them on final year.

“I’m only doing it to assistance out since we had a fun knowledge final year,” she said.

The village use plan started 13 years ago and has remained a dilemma bid by students from West Branch and Salem high schools. Prom deteriorate is only around a dilemma and both Salem and West Branch will have their proms a initial weekend in May. The promenade dress giveaway is on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Salem youth high secretary Amy Johnson and West Branch high propagandize advisor Jana Stitle offer as a Project Prom advisors and coordinators. Johnson pronounced even if a lady isn’t going to promenade though needs a dress for a freshmen grave or open dance, they’re acquire to come take a look. Girls from all propagandize districts in a area are acquire to come to Project Prom, even girls from outward a area.

“Once they take a dress, a dress is theirs to change as they wish,” Johnson said.

All a dresses have been donated, scarcely as many as 1,000, and they’re stability to accept donations adult to a day of a event. Dress donations can be forsaken off during possibly Salem High School or West Branch High School during propagandize hours.

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