Long Island Volunteer Center Announces 2016 Prom Boutique Gown Collection Dates and Sites

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Long Island Volunteer Center Announces 
2016 Prom Gown Collection Dates and Sites

Celebrating its 22nd Anniversary, the Prom Boutique Provides Dresses for Thousands of Long Island High School Students

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Hempstead, NY – March 9, 2016 – The Long Island Volunteer Center, working in conjunction with Nassau Community College Marketing & Fashion students, will be collecting new and gently-used prom dresses, bridesmaid dresses and accessories (including dressy shoes, evening bags and costume jewelry) for the 22nd Annual Prom Boutique.

The following is a list of collection sites that will be accepting donations.  All collections take place Sunday, April 10th from 12 pm to 2 pm, unless otherwise noted.

Suffolk County Community College – Brentwood Campus
Sally Ann Slacke Center, Room 121 (next to Van Nostrand Theatre)
1001 Crooked Hill Road
Brentwood, NY 11717

St. John’s Episcopal Church
1670 Route 25A
Cold Spring Harbor, NY 11724

Commack Public Library
18 Hauppauge Road
Commack, NY 11725
During regular hours through Sun April 10 (M-Th 9-9, F 9-6, Sat 9-5, Sun 1-5)

Westy Self-Storage
4049 Jericho Turnpike
East Northport, NY 11731

AT Stewart Exchange
109 11th Street
Garden City, NY 11530
During regular store hours through Sat April 9 (T W Th F 10-4, Sat 12-4)

Nordstrom
630 Old Country Road, Roosevelt Field, Third Level
Garden City, NY 11530

Westy Self-Storage
2400 Marcus Avenue
Lake Success, NY 11020

JPJ Real Estate & Design
154 Union Avenue
Lynbrook NY 11563
Office:  516-855-4593 or contact MaryJean Abar 516-303-6028
M-Fr 9-4 or by appointment nights and weekends

Malverne Public Library
61 St. Thomas Place
Malverne NY 11565
During regular hours through Saturday April 9 (M,W,Th 9:30-9; Tu, F, Sat 9:30-5)

Americana Manhasset Concierge
2060 Northern Boulevard
Manhasset, NY 11030

Merrick Jewish Center
225 Fox Boulevard
Merrick, NY 11566

Somerset Gardens Senior Living
150 Sunnyside Boulevard
Plainview, NY 11803

St. Paul’s Evangelical Lutheran Church
309 Patchogue Road
Port Jefferson Station, NY 11776

Lucky Finds Boutique, Ltd
7 North Park Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Week of April 4: Mon thru Sat 10-6
Sunday April 10: Noon to 2:00

ReCreateU
19 South Village Avenue
Rockville Centre, NY  11570
During regular store hours through Sat April 9 (Tue-Fri 11 – 6, Sat-Sun 12 – 5)
Sunday April 10: Noon to 2

Junior League of Long Island Thrift Shop
1395 Old Northern Boulevard
Roslyn, NY 11576
During regular store hours through Sat April 9 (M-F 10-5; Sat 10-6)

Gifts On You Boutique
65 West Merrick Road
Valley Stream NY 11580
Thursdays & Fridays 1-5 or by appointment

Sip This
64 Rockaway Avenue
Valley Stream, NY  11580
During regular store hours through Sat April 9 (Mon-Thurs 7am – 10pm; Fri 7am – 1am; Sat-Sun 8am – 6pm) Sunday April 10 Noon to 2 pm

All dresses and accessories will be distributed free of charge to girls of families across Long Island who cannot easily absorb the expense of a new gown for their prom, awards ceremony, or graduation.  High school guidance counselors, at-risk youth agencies, group homes, and church outreaches make the program available to their constituents.

Over 1,500 girls benefited in 2015 from 65 different schools and nonprofit youth organizations across Long Island. Created at the Junior League of Long Island in 1995 and added to the array of community service projects at the Long Island Volunteer Center in 1999, this event is made possible with generous funding from Bellmore Lions Club, Weight Watchers, LIU Post Long Island Volunteers Service Club, Friends of Lana, and Zurich NA.

For more information on Prom Boutique, please contact prom@longislandvolunteercenter.org
or the Long Island Volunteer Center at (516) 564-5482 or www.longislandvolunteercenter.org.

About the Long Island Volunteer Center:
The LIVC is the resource center for volunteerism and community service initiatives throughout Nassau and Suffolk counties.  Established in 1992, LIVC operates year round and collaborates with corporations and community organizations to address the needs of Long Islanders.  A legacy Points of Light Volunteer Center since 1992, LIVC is an affiliate of the HandsOn Network since 2008, connecting agencies seeking volunteers with individuals and groups looking for ways to serve their communities.  In 2011, the LIVC was designated by New York State as a Regional Volunteer Center.

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