OPERATION PROM Celebrates 9 Years

Happy 9th anniversary to an amazing group that has roots in Westchester – OPERATION PROM! From their website:

“Self proclaimed Promologist, Noel D’Allacco, founded Operation PROM, a nationally recognized 501 c 3 not for profit organization in 2005, when she worked as an event planner.  She began collecting bridesmaid dresses from clients and donated them to students from her high school, Saunders HS, in Yonkers, New York.

Operation PROM was originally established to help low-income students attend their Proms by providing free Prom dresses and tuxedo rentals. It has since expanded to also help students with scholarships and school supplies. The organization primarily assists students who are sick, homeless or live in shelters and do not have family to assist them. To date, Operation PROM has helped thousands of students attend their prom at little or no cost. To request a free prom dress, students must be recommended by their guidance counselor and meet the requirements, such as a severe financial need, and the student should be passing all of their classes.

Noel and her team oversee all national chapters of Operation PROM.  Noel runs the organization while also working as a Business Professor at the College of Westchester in White Plains, New York.”

Noel and everyone at OPERATION PROM work tirelessly to help outfit area teens in need of formal wear, as well as school supplies and scholarships.  If you’d like to lend a hand, please visit them at www.helpprom.org or see below for sponsorship opportunities.

Operation PROM Celebrates 9 Years!

Thursday, September 20, 2012

LakeIsleCounty Club

660 White Plains Road, Eastchester, NY


Dinner, Entertainment, Special Guest Speaker,

Silent Auction & Shopping Benefit

Tickets: $65pp in advance, $75 at the door

Hosted by NBC Today Show Fashion Stylist, Jene Luciani

Appearances by the Miss Westchester & Miss New YorkUSA Contestants

Miss New   York Teen Belleza Latina 2012

Honoring WestchesterCounty’s Best Salons who support Operation PROM:

JK Flashy Makeup Services, Mamaroneck – Jill K. Imbrogno, Owner

Le Loft Salon & Spa, Pleasantville – Francesca Vendittelli, Owner

Nicholas Day Spa, Pelham – Nicholas J. Elezaj, Owner

Salon Posh, Mamaroneck – Diane Mammana, Owner

Noel D’Allacco, Founder of Operation PROM

Robert P. Astorino, Westchester CountyExecutive

Kevin M. McGuire, Commissioner, Westchester County Department of Social Services

Established in 2005, Operation PROM provides resources, opportunity and mentoring to students in need.  Services are available to children in financial need, those who are homeless, sick, or disabled.  School supplies and scholarships are available in addition to our regular donations of Prom dresses and tuxedos.

Operation PROM is partnered with the Westchester County Department of Social Services.

501 c 3 Not-for-Profit

Sponsorship Opportunities


Prom King & Queen Sponsor  $500

Includes four event tickets.

Your company will be mentioned in our press release and included on the Operation PROM blog, your logo on our website for 1 year, and your company name and contact info will be featured in our event brochure.  Eligible for vendor table, fee waived.

Prom Prince & Princess Sponsor  $250

Includes two event tickets.

Included on the Operation PROM blog, your logo on our website for 1 year, and your company name and contact info will be featured in our event brochure.

Vendor Opportunity $150

Includes two event tickets.

Your company will be provided with a table and your company name and contact info will be featured in our event brochure.

Auction, Raffle & Gift Bag Opportunity

Items for our silent auction, raffle, and gift bags are greatly appreciated.

Your company name and contact info will be featured in our event brochure for product/service donations of $150 or more.

Please make checks payable to Operation PROM.

Payments are due by August 30th.

You may mail your payment to:

Operation PROM

P.O. Box 924

Bronxville, NY 10708

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