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Shopping extravaganza aids young women

Florence Crittenton’s upscale resale store, Flo’s on 7th, presents its 9th Annual Heels for Healing and Diva Dash on Saturday, Sept. 30, in the store’s parking lot, 4116 N. 7th Ave. The event will benefit Florence Crittenton, with all proceeds contributing to the agency’s life-changing programs for girls, young women and their families in the community.

Put on your fun and funkiest outfit and 1-inch or higher pumps and race for prizes during the 9th-Annual Diva Dash, set for Saturday, Sept. 30 at Flo’s on 7th (submitted photo).

The event delivers a one-of-a-kind shopping experience, which starts at 10 a.m., with incredibly low prices on popular designer heels and handbags and is preceded by the well-renowned Diva Dash beginning at 8 a.m. Check in for the Diva Dash is at 7:15 a.m., with food and beverages available for competitors and attendees.

In teams of up to four, the Diva Dash challenges participants to slip on a pair of heels, 1 inch or higher, and race in an outdoors obstacle course. Dashers will compete in lanes with a tricycle and hula-hoop challenge for the chance to win a Diva Dash trophy and gift certificate to Flo’s on 7th. Registration costs $25 per person and includes early access to the event’s shopping and a special tote that takes 20 percent off all heels purchased at Flo’s on 7th for an entire year starting Monday, Oct. 2.

For more information about the 9th Annual Heels for Heeling or to register for the Diva Dash, visit www.flocrit.org and scroll down to the Events tab.

Leading up to Heels for Healing and the Diva Dash, Florence Crittenton will accept donations of new and like-new designer, formal, casual and vintage shoes and handbags until Friday, Sept. 15. Tax receipts available upon request. Donations can be dropped off at the thrift boutique.

 

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