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ZIPS Off Like a Gently Used Prom Dress

Tommy McFly
By Tommy McFly
Posted on Apr 06,2010
Filed Under Entertainment , Local Style,
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The 1952 prom dress was made by a friend's mother, who also took and hand-tinted the photo. Valerie was 15, a high-school sophomore and the prom date of her Senior class boyfriend, Eugene.
The 1952 prom dress was made by a friend's
mother, who also took and hand-tinted the
photo. Valerie was 15, a high-school
sophomore and the prom date of her
Senior class boyfriend, Eugene.

ALEXANDRIA, VA. - Every girl deserves a chance to go to their high school prom.  

The non-profit Once Upon a Prom believes it’s one of the most defining moments in a young girl’s life.

For numerous reasons many young ladies cannot afford all the bells and whistles that seem so standard for that supposed-to-be-magical evening.  

After years of being understated and elegant, prom dresses have gone back to the
After years of being understated and elegant,
prom dresses have gone back to the "Barbie
Princess" style with a vengeance.

MiX107.3’s Tommy Show and ZIPS Dry Cleaners are teaming up to grow Once Upon a Prom’s stockpile of dresses.  

Between April 15-24 drop off your gently used prom dress or bride’s maid gown to one of the 14 participating ZIPS Dry Cleaners in the DC/MD/VA area.  

The dresses will be collected, cleaned, and distributed at the Once Upon a Prom’s Dress Giveaway on May 1 from 9 am to 5 pm in Eastern Market.

Join Tommy McFLY Saturday, April 24 from 4-6p at ZIPS Manassas, VA (9685 Liberia Avenue) location to wrap up the drive and enjoy FREE Georgetown Cupcakes and MIX107.3 Prizes.

Participating ZIPS Locations in DC include:  Alexandria, Rockville, College Park, Lanham,  Marlow Heights, Laurel, Scaggsville, Gambrills, Annapolis, Manassas, Fairfax. Falls Church and Dumfries. Visit 321zips.com for address and phone numbers.

MIX 107.3’s Tommy Show – www.MiX1073fm.com/tommy

Tommy McFLY may be contacted at McFlyRadio@gmail.com or at 202.256.7035.




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