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Diva Central Formal Dress Event Returns to Reston Community Center



Event Gives Local Teens an Opportunity to Receive FREE Attire

RESTON, VA — After a two-year, pandemic-caused hiatus, Reston Community Center’s annual Diva Central event returns on Saturday, March 26. All area high school and middle school students are invited to shop for free formal dresses and accessories from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.at RCC Lake Anne, 1609-A Washington Plaza, Reston.

This one-day event is the perfect shopping experience for any current high school or middle school student who needs a dress, shoes, jewelry and other accessories. Everything is absolutely FREE, and shoppers may choose up to two outfits. The event will also feature exciting door prizes and raffle giveaways.

Diva Central Shopping EventTo control capacity, patrons must register for this fashion experience. Register online through myRCC. The registration number is 8C1008-2A. Patrons who need assistance creating a household account may call 703-476-4500 and press “8” for assistance.

“We are so pleased that the return to school has allowed for spring formal dances and events,” said RCC Executive Director Leila Gordon. “Diva Central has been a generous tradition in our community for nearly 20 years, and countless teens have been outfitted for those special evenings by the donations of Reston residents and businesses. For times like these, when stretching family budgets is more imperative than ever, this event is welcomed by both teens and their parents.”

Reston Community Center held a dress and accessories drive in February, and hundreds of beautiful items were donated by the community. Those have been added to an extensive collection of dresses in a wide variety of sizes that will be available at this year’s Diva Central. Volunteers will be on hand at the event to help teens select shoes, jewelry, handbags and other accessories to complete their formal dance look.

For additional information, please contact LaTanja Snelling, RCC Collaboration and Outreach Director, at 703-390-6158.

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