WATKINS GLEN N.Y. (WENY) -- Women from all around the region were able to help local animals while picking out a dress for their special day. The Schuyler County Humane Society hosted a one-day bridal gown blow-out at the Harbor Hotel in Watkins Glen.
Bridal and formal gowns were given to the society by the owner of JBK Bridal who recently retired and donated their entire store inventory.Women could pick from over one-hundred and fifty wedding dresses and over two-hundred formal and prom dresses.With All the proceeds from the sale going towards helping local shelter animals.
"Certainly raising funds is incredibly important for us as a non-profit organization," said Schuyler County Humane Society President, Georgie Taylor. "We run on donations, grants and gifts. So this kind of event is really important in order for us to provide the appropriate care for the animals who cross our doors."
If you'd like to learn more about the Schuyler County Humane Society, you can visit their website at: http://www.schuylerhumane.org/.