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Published February 12 2010

Local students can get free prom dresses

Local high school junior and senior girls can begin shopping for prom dresses.

Elizabeth Waller, a nurse at Fargo’s Innovis Health, collected 300 prom dresses for local girls this year., collected 300 prom dresses for local girls this year.

She’ll distribute them to any area high school junior or senior girl from noon to 5 p.m. Saturday at Fargo South High School.

The dresses are free. Students should bring a school ID and can also enter to win a package that includes a dress, tuxedo, limo ride and corsage.

Students can also get a dress at Fargo North High School next week.

Students in Fargo North High School’s Fellowship of Christian Athletes collected about 130 dresses through their annual “Project Prom.”

They will distribute the $5 dresses from 6 to 9 p.m. Thursday Feb. 18, noon to 3 p.m. Feb. 20, and 2 to 5 p.m. Feb. 21 at Fargo North High School.

The $5 goes to support buying clothes and school supplies for other students in need.