Dress for Success Quad Cities

Posted Online: April 23, 2013, 3:18 pm
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Press release submitted by Kim Woodward

Dress for Success Quad Cities offers stylish, affordable clothing for a cause

What: Dress for Success Quad Cities Excess Inventory and Designer Sale

Date: Saturday, May 4, 2013

Time: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

Location: Union Arcade Building, Mezzanine Level, 111 E. 3rd St., Ste. 710, Davenport (Public parking available on the street or in the RiverCenter parking ramp.)

Description: Dress for Success Quad Cities, is hosting two sales in one –

1. Overstock sale for excess inventory – sale of suit separates, slacks, blouses, dresses, handbags and more. All items only $2 apiece. Cash only.

2. Boutique room – Brand new designer wear at unbeatable prices. Shop brands like Prada, Burberry and Jimmy Choo, all donated by a retailer.

Proceeds will benefit Dress for Success Quad Cities – a local organization that empowers women toward economic stability.

About: Dress for Success Quad Cities is one of more than 115 affiliates around the globe. The organization's goal is to empower women toward economic stability. Dress for Success has served more than 600,000 women internationally by providing them with business-appropriate clothing, mentoring and professional development programs.

Learn more, donate and volunteer at www.dressforsuccess.org/quadcities.


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