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Posted on: March 7, 2019

[ARCHIVED] Brookhaven Youth Bureau Makes Prom Wishes Come True

Farmingville, NY – The Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau wants to provide teens with an opportunity to attend their prom in style, regardless of financial constraints. The Prom Boutique, located on the second floor in Brookhaven Town Hall, is outfitted as a dress shop fitting room filled with prom gowns with a broad range of styles and fashions.

Students are outfitted with a gown and other accessories that are theirs to keep. There is no charge for this service and all clients are kept strictly confidential. The program will run from March 11 to June 14, Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Evening hours will be on April 9, April 23, May 7, May 21 and June 11 from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.

“Last year this program made it possible for almost 500 students to enjoy their prom,” said Supervisor Ed Romaine. “I want to thank the Youth Bureau for their efforts and the residents and local businesses whose contributions to the Prom Gown Program have made it a tremendous success.”

Councilman Michael Loguercio, Town Board Liaison to the Youth Bureau, said, “The prom is such a big event in a young person’s life, and it is wonderful to work with the Youth Bureau to provide this program each and every year. It really does make dreams come true for those that may not be able to attend otherwise.”

For further information regarding the Town of Brookhaven Youth Bureau’s Prom Gown Program or to schedule an appointment, please call 631-451-8026 or visit the Youth Bureau Web page.

Division of Public Information * Office of the Supervisor
One Independence Hill • Farmingville • NY 11738 • Phone 631-451-6595

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