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'Tour Of Gowns' Stops In OKC, Wedding Dress Sales Support Breast Cancer Patients

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Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide "Tour of Gowns" will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 3201 N.W. 137th Street. Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide "Tour of Gowns" will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 3201 N.W. 137th Street.
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Brides throughout the metro will have a unique opportunity to browse hundreds of affordable, new and lightly used, designer and couture wedding gowns, while supporting a good cause this Saturday.

Brides Against Breast Cancer Nationwide "Tour of Gowns" will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, March 15 at the Hilton Garden Inn, located at 3201 N.W. 137th Street.

Almost 1,000 brand name wedding gowns will be on sale from designers, manufacturers and bridal shops. Gowns are available in all shapes, colors and sizes 4-18. Some accessories will be available for purchase including veils and tiaras. Brides will also have a chance to meet area top wedding vendors and enter giveaways.

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According to the news release and bridesagainstbreastcancer.org, the dresses range from $99 to $3,900, with the average gown sold at $600.00. Proceeds will go to support cancer patients and their families. In 2013, Brides Against Breast Cancer raised $2 million from the tour and funded free programs and services for those impacted by cancer including children's programs, support groups, exercise and nutrition classes, weekend family camps, Cancer Education Series and Ask the Doctor.

The tour also provides a volunteer opportunity for those interested in assisting brides find their perfect dress, while supporting this breast cancer fundraiser. Bridesagainstbreastcancer.org states more than 4,000 volunteers accrued over 32,000 hours of in-kind service in 2013.

Register to Volunteer Here

As stated by bridesagainstbreastcancer.org, the "Tour of Gowns" event averages about 100-300 guests per show and sells an average of 20 gowns per show.

General admission tickets are on sale online for $5, or guests will pay $7 at the door. General admission ticket holders can shop from 12 a.m. to 6 p.m.

VIP tickets are on sale online for $25. VIP tickets at the door will be $30, and these tickets admit the bride and one guest. VIP guests will enjoy refreshments, have early shopping access from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. and be entered to win a gift certificate for two wedding bands.

Register for the OKC Tour

All admission tickets are tax deductible donations.

Layaway is available with up to 12 month payment terms. The event will accept cash, personal check, Visa, MasterCard, Discover, American Express and debit cards.

Brides who have already said "I Do" can donate a wedding gown and receive a tax deduction. Additional $10 donations can be made by texting the word BRIDES to 85944.

Brides, who might miss the OKC tour, can attend the Tulsa event on Saturday, May 17 at the Hyatt Regency Tulsa, located at 100 E. 2nd Street, Tulsa, OK 74103.

Register for the Tulsa Tour

Learn more about Brides Against Breast Cancer or call 877-721-HOPE for more information.

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