|NLSA to host second annual Formal Wear Sale|
The UND Nonprofit Leadership Student Association (NLSA) is hosting its second annual Formal Wear Sale, an event that will allow high school students to buy affordable, gently used prom attire. The event will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Friday, March 5, and from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday, March 6, at GoldMark Properties, Twelve 3rd Street South, across from Town Square in downtown Grand Forks.
High school students who are looking to save money on prom garments are welcome to come to this event. All of the prom attire will be priced at less than $75. The event will also include information provided by the Community Violence Intervention Center (CVIC) on safe dating relationships.
Proceeds will be shared between the NLSA and the Community Violence Intervention Center. Prize packages, which include gift certificates to local restaurants, hair salons, tanning, tux rental and other prizes that will make your prom experience affordable, will be raffled to those participating in the event.
Sponsors and businesses donating for this event are Arbonne (Gale Krogfoss), Avon (Doris Hancock) and (Kathy Reiser), Bremer Bank, Bronze Boot, C & R Cleaners & Laundry, Carpet Care, Caulfield Studio, Cherished Moments, Costcutters, Daydreams Specialties, Donovan Hairstylist, East Grand Forks Floral, Elegant Limousine, Flower Bug, Flowers by Us, GoldMark Properties, Jo Jo’s Hair Boutique, Kristen’s Bridal, Macy’s, Martinizing Dry Cleaners, Maurices, Odin’s Belmont Service, People’s Barber, Premiere Designs Jewelry (Lori Sanborn), Quiet Waters Massage, Salon East, Salon Seva, Sterling One Floor and Home, St. Vincent de Paul, Tanglez by Diane, Tropics, Tip Top Tux, Ultimate Look (Angie Vermen), Uppercase Living (Amy Gallagher).
NLSA—which is affiliated with the College of Arts and Sciences Nonprofit Leadership Program—provides social and cultural opportunities for its members, as well as preparing students for careers in nonprofit leadership. It focuses on community service and volunteerism in the Grand Forks community. Members also are given the opportunity to develop teamwork skills.
NLSA offers both an 18 credit Certificate Program and a 21 credit Minor. The Program will develop students’ competencies in understanding nonprofit organizations, the role of meeting human needs and the diversity of groups in society. This program is accredited by American Humanics, Inc., a national organization that establishes competencies and affiliated with nonprofit leadership program in colleges and universities.
For more information, contact Heather Helgeson, program coordinator,
UND Nonprofit Leadership Certificate Program, at 777-3741 (firstname.lastname@example.org ) or Katie Jo Flint, UND Nonprofit Leadership Student Association, at 701-388-6080 (email@example.com ).
-- Juan Miguel Pedraza, Writer/Editor, University Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org, 777-6571