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One decade of dresses: Kristen’s Kloset opens on West Street on March 5

February 24, 2016
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Through off-season purchases and donations, Kristen’s Kloset is able to offer current styles at a fraction of the price.

By JOHN GORALSKIEDITOR The winter snows have yet to fully disappear. Skiers are still plummeting down Mount Southington’s face, and buds haven’t even begun to appear on Southington’s trees. For most of us, it’s way too early to think about the spring prom season. For high school juniors and seniors, it is already well underway. On…

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Kristen’s Kloset seeks volunteers

February 3, 2016
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A volunteer meeting will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11 for volunteers interested in helping out during the 2015 prom season. It will be held on Thursday, Feb. 11, at 6:30 p.m., at the Youth Services office, 196 North Main St. in the Municipal Center. Kristen’s Kloset, the prom gown giveaway program sponsored by Southington…

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Prom donations accepted at Youth Services

January 15, 2016
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Kristens Kloset

Kristen’s Kloset is now accepting donated, gently used and up-to-date gowns for students with limited resources. The campaign is part of a “gearing up” for the upcoming prom season. This year marks the 10th year that Kristen’s Kloset has been in operation. They have served over 1,500 girls throughout Connecticut. Since the organization has yet…

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Donated prom dresses are available

March 8, 2014
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By Lisa Capobianco Staff Writer With prom season just around the corner, the Southington community has stepped up to help girls in need of a dress. A Moment Away Spa Massage Therapy and Treatments is collecting dresses for Princess & The Prom, a non-profit corporation that provides free prom dresses to high school girls in…

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Kristen’s Kloset to open soon, donations accepted

February 10, 2014
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Kristen’s Kloset will return to the town hall annex on March 8.

By Ed Harris Editor Southington Youth Services is gearing up for another year running the Kristen’s Kloset program. The program is named after 13-year-old Kristen Warner, an honor roll student and gymnast, who died in an automobile accident in 2004. Kristen’s Kloset is a program that provides prom essentials for students with financial or other…

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Charitable pop-up store gets its own ‘Prom Extravaganza’

March 28, 2013
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By Mike Chaiken Edition’s Editor Bristol’s Alyscia Talbot is a convert to the joys of Kristen’s Kloset. And on March 30, with the help of the Wolcott Grange, the Bristol Central High School junior will be giving Kristen’s Kloset a financial boost with a fund raising “Prom Extravaganza.” Kristen’s Kloset is a pop-up store organized…

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Kristen’s Kloset returns

February 16, 2013
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By Ed Harris Editor The town will host the Kristen’s Kloset seasonal prom shop this year for the first time. The program, run by Southington Youth Services, is named after 13-year-old Kristen Warner, an honor roll student and gymnast, who died in an automobile accident in 2004. Kristen’s Kloset provides Prom essentials for students with…

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