WICHITA, Kan.--- The Gowntown event will be held at Friends University Casado Campus Center, from 2 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.
Kansas high school students with a valid school ID will have an opportunity to shop for a free prom dress at the Gowntown event.
Gently used formal wear and accessories will be available at no cost to students.
Seamstresses from the American Sewing Guild will provide free alterations at the event.
Each participant will come with a gift certificate for a dry cleaning service for the dress.
The event is sponsored by B98 FM, In The Bag Cleaners, Clear Channel and Friends University. It includes assistance from USD 259 Student Leadership, United Way of the Plains, Salvation Army, Goodwill, and the American Sewing Guild.