prom closet NEW

Teens can shop for low-priced prom dresses at Junior League of Waterloo-Cedar Falls’ annual Prom’s Closet event.


WATERLOO -- The Junior League of Waterloo-Cedar Falls is once again collecting gently used dresses, shoes, and accessories for the eighth year of "Prom’s Closet."

"Prom’s Closet" gathers new and slightly worn dresses and sells them for just $20. Formal shoes are sold for $3, and accessories including purses and jewelry are $1.

All proceeds from the sale will go directly to the Junior League of Waterloo-Cedar Falls to support their mission.

Dresses and other prom-related donations will be collected until Feb. 16. Drop-off sites for new and gently used formal dresses, shoes and accessories include:

Cedar Falls sites: Hy-Vee College Square and UNI’s Student Involvement Center

Waterloo: Crossroads Mall office, Milroy’s Tuxedo, Allen College, Hawkeye Community College’s Brock Student Center and all Hy-Vee locations.

The sale will take place from 4 to 8 p.m. Feb. 23 and 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Feb. 24 at Crossroads Center. Only cash will be accepted for payment at the sale.

CBHS to hold

Valentine's event

WATERLOO -- The community is welcome to the Cedar Bend Humane Society Valentine’s Day celebration from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday at 1166 W. Airline Highway.

Dogs will be half-price; cats will be $5. Spay and neuter deposit may apply.

Adoption applications, photos and information about pets ready for adoption are available at


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