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Highland, Indiana, bridal store participates in free wedding gown event

Elegance Wedding & Evening Wear partnering with Brides Across America in “United in Love”

by Melanie Jongsma

HIGHLAND, Ind. (June 7, 2019) – Military and first responders who have served our country over the past five years qualify for a free wedding gown from Brides Across America. This is the 11th year that Brides Across America has held “Operation Wedding Gown” events, gifting over 20,000 wedding gowns to military and first responder brides.

Events are typically held in July (around Independence Day) and November (around Veterans Day). The event at Highland’s Elegance Wedding & Evening Wear (2820 Highway Avenue, Highland, Indiana) will take place on July 9–10. The public is invited.

Military and first responder brides-to-be are encouraged to register at Brides are required to bring supporting documentation the day of the event such as a valid work ID or proof of service.

Elegance Wedding & Evening Wear will offer a selection of designer wedding gowns with values up to $6,000 and sizes ranging from 0-24. The shop is located at 2820 Highway Avenue in Highland, Indiana. For more information, visit, or call 219-923-0977.

Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma
Melanie Jongsma grew up in Lansing, Illinois, and believes The Lansing Journal has an important role to play in building community through trustworthy information.