SEEKONK, Mass., Nov. 14, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Brides Across America and Raymour & Flanigan Furniture and Mattresses are partnering to help brides of veterans, active military members and first responders find the wedding gown of their dreams at no cost. The Brides Across America Signature Event will take place Saturday, November 19, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Raymour & Flanigan showroom in Seekonk, located at 100 Highland Ave.
Brides-to-be must pre-register at www.bridesacrossamerica.com, and are encouraged to register early. Proof of deployment or first responder affiliation is required to participate and receive a free gown. All qualifying brides will receive a free wedding gown.
Guests can expect to be pampered by Brides Across America and Raymour & Flanigan, and will enjoy an array of dresses to choose from, as well as refreshments from Gasbarro's Wines and Sugar Mama's Sweets and Treats.
A past beneficiary of Brides Across America, Annibel C., describes her experience with the program: "My fiancé is currently overseas. Without the help of this program, I would not have been able to afford a wedding dress. There are lots of gowns to choose from, and I found the perfect one, along with a veil and a headpiece! I am so grateful to Brides Across America."
Brides Across America and its partners have donated more than 17,000 wedding gowns and gifted more than 20 weddings since its inception in 2008.
About Brides Across America
A national nonprofit, Brides Across America continues to honor our heroes by donating weddings and wedding gowns, and making wedding dreams come true. All donations directly benefit the couples. Operation Wedding Gown has also made headlines, having been featured in O Magazine and PEOPLE Magazine, as well as on the Steve Harvey Show and The Doctors. Brides Across America was also honored at the White House.
About Raymour & Flanigan
Established in Upstate N.Y. in 1947, the family-owned furniture and mattress retailer has over 110 locations throughout the Northeast and was recently named the nation's 4th largest conventional furniture retailer by Furniture Today. Raymour & Flanigan has built its identity not only by offering quality furnishings and fast delivery, but also by embracing its social responsibility through community giving and extensive in-house recycling.
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