Xcel Strategies Inc. announces that the seventh annual Joy Prom will be from 6-9 p.m. Friday at Alee Temple, 100 Eisenhower Drive, Savannah.
Joy Prom celebrate life and offers differently-abled adults an enchanted experience by providing a night of dancing, food, friendship and fun. This year’s theme is “Somewhere Over the Rainbow,” was inspired by Wizard of Oz.
Prom participants must be 16 or older and will receive flowers, photos, T-shirts and souvenir bags, in addition to the evening of dancing, dinner and cake.
After entering on the red carpet, they will be escorted to a volunteer to help them with make-up for the ladies, and shoe shining for the men.
Throughout the night, they will be able to show off their boutonnieres and corsages while competing for king and queen.
Chick-fil-A will provide dinner while the guests listen to the music of the Fabulous Equinox Orchestra.
Xcel Strategies is a nonprofit organization in Savannah that mentors young men and encourages them to work toward their dreams. The network aims to create a generation that will combat the problem of fatherlessness in the community.
The Lowcountry Down Syndrome Society, a family support group to benefit people with Down syndrome and their families, has partnered with Xcel to help with decorations and volunteers.
Other partners include: Coastal Center for Developmental Services, AMBUCS of Savannah and Abilities Unlimited. The event also has several sponsors such as: Chick-fil-A, Dan Vaden Chevrolet, Goodwill of Savannah, Exchange Club of Savannah, Savannah Tech, Tapestry Church, Katie
McGee Photography and Marie Kay Cosmetics.
Tickets are free and open to the public. For more information, visit https://www.eventbrite.com/e/joy-prom-2016-over-the-rainbow-tickets-22083961724