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Cinderella’s Closet of the Bluegrass will hold a 5k Walk/Run race this Saturday, October 22, at Lakeview Park. The Cinderella’s Closet “Dress Dash 5K” is for all ages, children, youth, and adults can participate.  Late registration will be available the morning of the race at 7:30am.  The race begins at 8:30am.

This inaugural race for Cinderella’s Closet will provide race- participants with bib numbers and be a timed race.  An EMT will be onsite as well as fruit and water available for race participants.

Have some FUN and run in your “prom attire”.  There will have age group awards for Best Dressed; Top 3 Male and Female.  Winners will receive prom sashes.  A prom King and Queen will also be crowned.  Participants will be entered into a drawing for door prizes from Afterglow Salon, Natural Beauty, and B’s Bakery.  Prizes will be awarded on-site.

Cinderella’s Closet of the Bluegrass will be accepting dress donations of new or gently used high school prom dresses, less than 5yrs old, during the event. There will also be volunteer sign-ups for this year’s Cinderella’s Closet event, to be held in March 2017.

They would like to thank and recognize the following sponsors of this event including:  Independence Bank, Sturm Insurance, Erika Hancock State Farm, Art’s Electric, The Burlap Bee, Twirl of Lexington, and Fit-Time for Women.  The Franklin County Public Schools Career Tech Center, (Mr. Dewayne Hancock’s class) made and donated the banner.  Bright Design produced the graphic for the t-shirts.

Other volunteers included Groovy Gal Entertainment, (providing music), water station volunteers, FCHS Dance Team, race timing/finish line Frankfort Striders, Leesa Unger, clean up FCHS Beta Club, Kari Welch and her team of volunteers for organizing the entire race.

About Cinderella’s Closet

Cinderella’s Closet is a program that provides prom attire for high school girls in need in Frankfort and surrounding counties. Now in it’s 9th year, they have assisted almost 1000 girls in achieving their dream to attend prom!   They accept financial and dress donations year-round.  Dresses can be donated to First United Methodist Church at 211 Washington Street.  Financial donations should be made payable to Cinderella’s Closet and mailed to 401 Sandstone Drive, Frankfort, KY.

Cinderella’s Closet provides formal wear to girls who could not otherwise afford to attend their prom. Through donations of new and gently used formal dresses and accessories, we are able to “Turn Dresses Into Dreams” for juniors and seniors referred to our organization by their school, community organization or social care agency. Even more than a dress, Cinderella’s Closet provides an unforgettable, amazing experience. From the moment our princesses dance through our doors they are greeted with an environment of grace, love and respect. It is our mission that they leave knowing they are cherished.


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