USO Operation That’s My Dress Brings Day of Fashion to Military Teens, Female Service Members and Military Spouses in the Las Vegas Area

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The Fashion Show and Dress Expo featured special appearances from Miss USA and Miss Teen USA titleholders, Magician Mat Franco, and “Absinthe” Star Melody Sweets!

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Operation That’s My Dress is just one of the many ways the USO makes every moment count for service members and their families.

Operation That’s My Dress, held on Saturday and Sunday, August 29 and 30, 2015 at Bally’s Las Vegas Hotel & Casino, gave more than 600 female heroes the chance to pick out a new gown or cocktail dress from international fashion designer, Sherri Hill and other notable designers. Tailored for military teens, female service members and military spouses, Operation That’s My Dress began with a Fashion Show featuring professional models showcasing evening/formal wear by world class designers followed by entertainment by the USO Show Troupe and other entertainers.

After the show, each guest was paired with a model and treated to a Dress Expo with more than 1,500 dresses on display. Co-sponsored by Caesar’s Entertainment SALUTE Team, the event also featured a Beauty Bar with more than $40,000 in donated beauty products, jewelry and fashion items, and a Style Spa with professional hair and makeup stylists for participants to get a complete look from head to toe. Special guests in attendance included Sherri Hill, Medal of Honor Winner Ty Carter, Miss USA Olivia Jordan, and Congresswoman Dina Titus, “Absinthe” Star Melody Sweets, and Magician Mat Franco.

“Military teens, female service members and military spouses experience unique challenges related military life with frequent moves, deployments, and adapting to new homes and communities,” said Tim Mullin, Center Director for USO Las Vegas. “Operation That’s My Dress is just one of the many ways the USO makes every moment count for service members and their families.”

About USO Las Vegas
USO Las Vegas is a nonprofit organization that provides a home away from home and a sense of community for the 32,245 active duty troops, 4,760 National Guard personnel, Reservist, and their families based in Southern Nevada by offering morale-boosting and family-strengthening programs for troops and loved ones alike. Since 2010, USO Las Vegas has served more than 155,000 troops and their families. For more information about USO Las Vegas, contact Tim Mullin at tmullin(at)uso(dot)org or (702) 768-9295.

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