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FORT MYERS, Fla. (Dec. 17, 2019) – Dress for Success SW Florida will present “A Recycled Night in Black and White” from 6 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday, April 3, 2020 at the Hyatt Regency Coconut Point Resort and Spa, 5001 Coconut Road in Bonita Springs.

As Dress for Success SW Florida celebrates 10 years, “A Recycled Night in Black and White” will highlight 10 local designers showcasing runway-ready ensembles crafted from bags of recycled clothing and accessories generously donated to Dress for Success SW Florida. A panel of judges will select first, second and third place winners along with a People’s Choice award. Winners will receive cash prizes.

Alyssa Lemay, a local entertainer who hosts regular drag queen bingo, karaoke and charitable events, will be the master of ceremonies for the fashion show.

In addition to a recycled fashion show, the evening will feature hors d’oeuvres, champagne, a three-course seated dinner, live and silent auction, dancing and cash bars.

One hundred percent of the proceeds will benefit local women who are working towards economic independence through Dress for Success of SW Florida programs that include Women Empowered Through Employment Series (WETES) for unemployed and underemployed women, Professional Women’s Group (PWG) for employed women and Entrepreneurial Spirit Program (E$P) for women that want to start their own business.

Local fashion designers who are interested in participating in the recycled fashion show can call 239-689-4992 for more information.

Tickets for the event may be purchased for $125. A table (10 seats) may also be purchased at $1,200. Sponsorship opportunities are available. To purchase tickets or a table, please visit

About Dress for Success SW Florida

Founded in 2010, Dress for Success SW Florida is headquartered in Fort Myers. A nonprofit organization with a mission to empower women to achieve economic independence, Dress for Success SW Florida provides a network of support, professional attire and development tools to help women thrive in work and in life. Dress for Success SW Florida serves job-ready women by referral only. For more information, visit or call 239-689-4992. Dress for Success SW Florida is located at 12995 S. Cleveland Ave., Suite 153, in Fort Myers.

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