Tuesday, July 22, 2003

Starburst prom outfits win prizes for duct tape design

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Prom outfits creating a starburst when the couple stands side-by-side won Meg Roberts and Tyler Mickley of West Point, Va., each a $2,500 college scholarship in the Duck brand duct tape Stuck at Prom Scholarship Contest. Outfits, made of 540 feet of tape, included Roberts' white gown with the left half of the starburst and Mickley's red duct tape shirt, yellow vest, bow tie and the right half of the starburst. Their high school also received $2,500.

Hair affair

A hair and fashion runway show, Hair Affair, with the latest cuts, colors and styles is presented in a before-and-after format 6:30-9 p.m. Sunday at the 20th Century, Oakley. "Before" photos of models with no make-up or mousse, will be shown on an oversized screen while the "after" models take to the catwalk. The event benefits Caracole, Inc., a support organization for people living with HIV/AIDS. $15 advance at 761-1480. $20 at the door.

Christmas in July truck show

Clothes Encounters, Tower Hill Plaza in Fort Wright, will spotlight six collections in its Christmas in July trunk show today through Saturday. Lines include washable suit separates from Ingenuity, sweaters by Design Options, sportswear with Swarovski crystals by Christine Alexander, Lunch at the Ritz jewelry, Atella handbags and Jimmy Crystal jewelry. (859) 578-0900.

Lazarus back-to-school help

Federated department stores and Staples help kids go back to school with a giveaway, Thursday through Sept. 2, of at least 7,500 packs with pencils, pens, a notebook, folders and ruler, valued at $7.99 and distributed through Boys and Girls Clubs. Customers can donate $2.95 for a pack at Lazarus stores and get a $10 "thank-you" voucher toward a purchase of $50 or more.


Contact Joy Kraft by phone: 768-8467; fax: 768-8330; e-mail: jkraft@enquirer.com

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