Prom dresses sought for Saturday swap

2014-03-19T00:00:00Z Prom dresses sought for Saturday swapLesly Bailey Times correspondent nwitimes.com
March 19, 2014 12:00 am  • 

WANATAH | Marianne Juscik-Minier’s conversation last year with her sister on the price of attending prom sparked the idea for launching a Prom Dress Swap.

“My youngest nephew is at Andrean and my sister is constantly telling me that the girls are spending $500 or $600 on dresses,” she said. “Prom needs to be affordable and high school kids and their parents shouldn’t be gouged to attend a school dance. High school should be enjoyed … prom should be enjoyed.”

Juscik-Minier is collecting dresses from the last four years through Friday at her business, Flowers and Such, 11576 W. Hwy 30. The dresses should be dry-cleaned, free of damage and tears and participants should offer a price range of what the dress cost at the time of purchase.

Parents or teens dropping off a dress to swap will receive a ticket to pick something out the day of the swap. Graduates who are not attending prom this year can leave a dress to be offered on consignment and they will receive a portion of the money if the dress is purchased.

The swap is set for 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. March 22 at Flowers and Such and is open to any students in the area.

For more information, contact Juscik-Minier at (219) 733-2874.

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