Houston, Texas (PRWEB) March 19, 2014
The Glenda Jean Mostyn and Joe E. Moreno Foundation (The Mostyn Moreno Foundation) has recently announced that Port Neches – Groves High School senior Kasey Almonte has been chosen as the recipient of its 2014 Prom Spa Day.
Kasey will get to prepare for her prom by spending the day at Beau Visage Spa in Nederland. The experience will include a variety of spa treatments, such as hair styling, makeup, and manicure and pedicure. The Foundation also provides money for a dress, shoes, and any other incidentals that might be needed.
“Prom means a lot to teenagers,” said Monte Osburn, executive director of the Mostyn Moreno Foundation. “It’s an important time in their lives and can really mean a lot to their long term self-esteem. We set up this program to make sure that worthy teens get to experience this special event in a special way.”
Participation the Spa Day program is determined by the board of the Mostyn Moreno Foundation. Eligible candidates are graduating seniors with disabilities that attend a public school in Texas. Expenses related to Spa Day are covered by the Foundation. Along with prom program, the Mostyn Moreno Foundation also sponsors an additional “back-to-school” Spa Day that provides girls with a makeover, clothes, and even accessories.
“There’s a lot of focus on meeting the basic needs of children with disabilities,” Osburn added. “By focusing on commonly shared experiences, our community can become more inclusive to everyone.”
Previous participants in the Prom Spa Day have come from Henderson ISD and Jacksonville ISD. This is the second year the Mostyn Moreno Foundation has held a Prom Spa Day.
To learn more about the Mostyn Moreno Foundation, please visit http://www.MostynMoreno.org for more information.
About the Mostyn Moreno Foundation
The Mostyn Moreno Foundation was created in 2006 by Houston trial lawyers Amber and Steve Mostyn to honor the memory of two caring Texans: Glenda Jean Mostyn, mother, grandmother, sister, and East Texas educator and Texas State Representative Joe E. Moreno, son, brother, friend, and legislator. Both cared very deeply about education and providing the best for children of Texas. Our focus is specifically on children with special needs and supports our community through our “Christmas Lights,” our “Community of Opportunities,” and our “Rodeo Day.”