Start Prom Season in Style with Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center’s “Say Yes to the Prom Dress”

PAWTUCKET, RI – Local Pawtucket and Central Falls students can receive both a free dress and tuxedo discount during this two-day event that will promote healthy relationships.


Wednesday, April 23 & Thursday, April 24
2:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.


Woodlawn Community Center
210 West Avenue
Pawtucket, RI 02860


Students looking for that perfect dress can find it free at Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center’s “Say Yes to the Prom Dress” two-day event, where attendees can select from an assortment of beautiful gowns. Participants will also receive a complimentary certificate to rent a tuxedo at a discount – only $65! – from Victor’s Limited on 786 Mineral Spring Avenue in Pawtucket. Mary Kay will be present at the event to provide beauty tips and samples, while representatives from Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center, Pawtucket Prevention Coalition, and Progreso Latino will also be on hand, making their educational resources available to community members and speaking with students about healthy relationship behaviors.

No student will be turned away! Those interested in attending should contact Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center at 401-723-3057 for more information, or simply head over to the Woodlawn Community Center in Pawtucket on April 23 and 24 to find the perfect dress and make this year’s prom night one to remember!

To view photos from the 2013 Say Yes to the Prom Dress event, view the Dropbox album here.

About Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center:

Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center has been providing services to victims of domestic violence in the Blackstone Valley area for over two decades. It is their voices, their struggles and their experiences which guide the work. The non-profit organization’s mission is to provide comprehensive services to victims of domestic violence and to provide education and awareness on the issue of domestic violence. The Blackstone Valley Advocacy Center is a member of the Rhode Island Coalition Against Domestic Violence. Visit for more information.

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