RIVERVIEW, Fla. — Dozens of academics and faculty workers arrived on the Regent in Riverview to choose up their free wedding costume.

Jenna Rose is a fourth grade elementary college trainer in Hillsborough County.

She is going to get married in Oct. 2022. On Monday, she picked up her free costume.

“It match like a glove, it match completely,” Rose stated. “The one factor I must do is repair the sleeve as a result of it’s a little too lengthy. It is simply wonderful how completely every thing labored out.”

The CEO of the Regent, Shannon Keil, and the proprietor of Satin and Lace Bridal Boutique, Alison Farnan, hosted a costume giveaway. Final yr, the women gave out free clothes to first responders. This yr, they gave academics or college workers a possibility to obtain a costume. Keil and Farnan took nominations till April and chosen the recipients.


“It is superior as a result of each costume has a narrative. We knew it. The story has began. It started. You’d assume it will be ending, however that is the start. All of them get to plan that wedding or have that wedding and begin that life,” stated Shannon Keil, CEO of the Regent.

Farnan donated dozens of pattern clothes. She stated it was rewarding to see the look on the face of a bride-to-be.

“To truly see their faces gentle up once they really got here in and noticed the clothes they acquired to select from was fairly wonderful,” she stated.

Rose stated she acquired to share the buying expertise along with her class.

“I acquired to decorate up and my youngsters have been capable of be there and share that second with me which was actually superior,” Rose stated. “To have the appreciation for us as educators to be acknowledged like only a large quantity, I am speechless each time I give it some thought.”

Instructor appreciation week runs from Monday, Could 2 till Friday, Could 6.

Hillsborough County teachers pick out free wedding dresses


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