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DSC00685Thank you to everyone who helped out this year for our Prom dress giveaway! The event was a huge success and would not have happened without the kindness of so many donations from 1059 Kiss listeners and local businesses.

Special thanks to Victoria Johnson, owner of Glamour Salon in Lathrup Village. Donna at Unique Lady Boutique in Oak Park, Treas Charow at Shapes Boutique in Royal Oak, Monica Wilson owner of the Blu Jeans Bar in Royal Oak, House of Prayer & Praise in Detroit, HOT 1075’s mid-day host, Bijou & Ricky Smiley’s producer/on air talent – AP, 105.9 Kiss producer – Kerrie Mitchell, DJ XO, Radio-One promotions assistant Nikki, Shayla from Xtensions Xclusively, Crystal O., at Babes-N-Braides salon in Detroit and WXYZ’s Carolyn Clifford.

So many people who heard about the event from a friend of another friend answered our call to service girls in need and the dress donations flowed in even on the day of the event!

Thanks to the help of staff writer for the Oakland Press, Monica Drake for the great article leading up to the event!

Many thanks to Shervonne Taylor from “Divanista on a Dime”, Shanithia Shaid CEO/Founder of “Three Phases Two A Lady” etiquette school. Singer/Actress, Beth Griffith, my Delta Sigma Theta sorority sisters Keiaynna Mann and India Lyte-Pope. Also, family and friends including Felece Bridgewater- Hickman, Chanelle McCurdy, Stephanie Gonzales, Stephanie Walker, Ariel Gardner & Melody, Taylor Fowlks, Tiffany Northan, Julian Terry, Marlita Gamble, Kiawha Conley, Krysta Underwood, Lakisha Malone, KISS listeners and many many more!!!

With the styling help from Rose Brinker, Frances Marion, Marlene Marion, Darlene Fowlkes, Betty Wims, Mary Neavins, Brandy Chambers and Yvette Brinker-Marion, we were able to help over 70 girls find a dress for their special day easing the financial strain for the families who came to the event! Check out the photos and video below.

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