This is sure to be a magical experience for military daughters. This is the first time Operation That's My Dress will come to Hampton Roads. It is All for FREE in true USO tradition, they will walk with a designer dress worth hundreds to thousands of dollars, and bags of makeup, hair and skin care products, and jewelry. That’s an experience that will last a lifetime. Please help spread the word on this once in a lifetime opportunity so military families find out about this wonderful day of pampering for our military daughters.
USO Operation That’s My Dress Brings Day of Fashion to Military Teens in Hampton Roads
Fashion Show and Dress Expo at the Sandler Center for the Performing Arts will feature special appearances from professional models & Miss USA titleholders
WHAT: USO Operation That’s My Dress will give military teens in the Hampton Roads area the chance to pick out a brand new gown or cocktail dress from several of the most recognizable names in fashion, including international designer Sherri Hill. This event will also feature a Beauty Bar with jewelry and fashion accessories for participants to get a complete look from head to toe. USO Operation That’s My Dress begins with a Fashion Show featuring professional models showcasing evening/formal wear by world-class designers and entertainment by the USO Show Troupe. A Dress Expo, filled with over 1,000 dress options, will open after the Fashion Show and the models will pair up with military teens to help them find their perfect dress. Also, stylists will be on hand providing hair and make-up demonstrations and consultations at the Style Spa to give participants additional resources to help them feel confident and beautiful.
WHY: Military teens experience unique challenges related to military life with frequent moves, deployments, and adapting to new homes and communities. The Operation That’s My Dress experience is just one of the many ways the USO connects service members and their families to their family, home and country.
WHO: 20 professional models/Miss USA titleholders
USO Show Troupe
20 Professional Hairstylists
30 Professional Make-up Artists
800 Military teens, each with 1-2 guests *Open to Active Duty, Reserve, and Guard daughters, ages 13-20*
WHEN: October 7, 2017
3:30pm Session A - Registration for military teens
4:00pm Session A - Fashion Show
4:30pm Session A - Dress Expo, Beauty Bar and Style Spa begins
6:30pm Session B - Registration for military teens
7:00pm Session B - Fashion Show
7:30pm Session B - Dress Expo, Beauty Bar and Style Spa begins
WHERE: Sandler Center for the Performing Arts
201 Market St, Virginia Beach, VA 23462
About the USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia
The USO of Hampton Roads and Central Virginia (USO-HRCV) strengthens America’s military service members by keeping them connected to family, home and country, throughout their service to the nation. At hundreds of locations worldwide, we are united in our commitment to connect our service members and their families through countless acts of caring, comfort, and support. The USO-HRCV is a private, non-profit organization, not a government agency. Our programs, services and entertainment are made possible by local Virginians, support of our corporate partners and local board members, and the dedication of our volunteers and staff.
In addition to individual donors, the USO-HRCV significant corporate sponsors include Altria, GEICO Military, Dunkin’ Donuts, Cox Communications, The WaWa Foundation, USAA, Kroger, MetroPCS, Bryant & Stratton College, Military Newspapers of Virginia, SAIC and Harris Teeter. We are also supported through the Combined Federal Campaign (CFC-29471). To join us in this important mission, and to learn more about the USO, please visit hrcv.uso.org.