Prom Dresses Kalamazoo MI

Looking for Prom Dresses in Kalamazoo? We have compiled a list of businesses and services around Kalamazoo that should help you with your search. We hope this page helps you find Prom Dresses in Kalamazoo.

Express
(269) 327-0677
6650 S Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI
 
The Limited
(269) 327-7444
6650 Westnedge Street
Portage, MI
 
Christopher and Banks
(269) 324-8055
The Crossroads
Portage, MI
Hours
Mon-Fri 10 am - 9 pm
Saturday 10 am - 8 pm
Sunday 11 am - 6 pm

Lane Byrant
(269) 324-1738
6288 S Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI
 
Macy's
(269) 979-5800
5725 Beckley Road
Battle Creek, MI
 
JC Penney
(269) 323-7711
6580 S Westnedge Ave
Portage, MI
Hours
Mon-Sat 10:00-9:00
Sun 11:00-6:00

Macy's
(269) 324-4400
6666 S Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI
Departments / Services
Wedding Registry.

T.J.Maxx
(269) 327-3080
6126 So. Westnedge Avenue
Portage, MI
Hours
Sun: 11a - 8pMon-Sat: 9a - 9:30p

JC Penney
(269) 979-4600
5801 Beckley Rd
Battle Creek, MI
Hours
Mon-Sat 10:00-9:00
Sun 11:00-6:00

Coldwater Creek
(269) 324-0783
6650 S Westnedge Ave Ste 127
Portage, MI

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When 18-year-old Marisa West thinks back to her high school prom, her memories include "wearing rhinestone-studded high heels, a beautiful dress, and jewelry that sparkled in the dark." She remembers feeling like a young woman that night, as compared with "the girl who started high school as a freshman."

Two years ago, Marisa made national headlines because of her successful effort to help hundreds of girls in the New Orleans area enjoy the same feeling at their own proms–even though for most of them, buying dresses had become impossible in the aftermath of Hurricane Katrina.

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She wanted to help the girls forget about the hurricane and the flood and just be normal high school students for one night, and "lose themselves in the magic of dressing up."

Marisa initially organized friends and family to solicit 100 donated prom dresses to send to girls at one high school. Her efforts, however, turned into a national cause that drew donations from around the country. Eventually, 2,800 dresses filled her parents' Beltsville, Maryland, home.

"There was not one surface that was free," recalled Leathia West, Marisa's mother, who helped her daughter organize the program.

When all of the dresses had been collected, Bill Everett, warehouse manager of E.U. Services, a commercial printing and mailing company in Rockville, Maryland, volunteered to make the 20-hour drive to take the dresses to New Orleans. His employer paid for the trip.

Everett said that when the girls ...

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