CHAMPION TWP. – Calling all brides-to-be!

A Northeast Ohio lady desires to present her $3,000 marriage ceremony gown to a lady who can not afford the gown of her goals.

“I am not a flashy individual, however the day of my marriage ceremony I felt like a princess, a queen, something. I simply felt wonderful. I simply need another person to really feel (that means),” Gwendolyn Stulgis mentioned.

Any lady with a marriage date set within the subsequent six months can message Stulgis on Fb and inform her in a number of paragraphs why she deserves the gown.

Stulgis will learn submissions till June 2 and can announce the winner through Fb Dwell at midday on June 4.

Stulgis posted notices concerning the contest on neighborhood Fb pages round Northeast Ohio, together with the Alliance Speak web page.

Stulgis lives in Champion Township and works in Boardman. She married her husband, Frank, on Could 6. She does not put on put on clothes typically, she mentioned, so she did not need to spend so much on a marriage gown.

“It made no sense to me to spend some huge cash on a gown that you just have been solely going to put on one time,” she mentioned.

However that modified after she went gown procuring along with her daughter, bridesmaids and soon-to-be mother-in-law and located a gown that was “precisely what I envisioned in my head.”

It was costlier than Stulgis had hoped, however her household and members of her bridal social gathering satisfied her it was price it.

Stulgis had no intention of letting the gown sit in a field in her closet after the marriage.

“For months now, I used to be like ‘I am gonna give it away.’ I did not have any thought in my head of how I used to be going to do it. I simply knew I needed to present it away to any person who would look simply as stunning in it as I used to be,” she mentioned.

She determined to place out a name on Fb for girls who is likely to be . Her publish was met by a flood of constructive feedback from customers who mentioned they appreciated Stulgis’ kindness and generosity.

“What a pleasant factor to do. We want extra individuals such as you on this world,” one person wrote.

Stulgis mentioned to date she has acquired messages from two girls within the gown, and she or he desires to get the phrase out to extra individuals.

Her aim is for the gown to be worn, dry-cleaned after which handed to a different lady. She hopes for this cycle to proceed for so long as the gown can stand.

“I simply don’t need somebody to carry onto it, and I do not need them to resell it,” Stulgis mentioned.

Her Fb publish mentioned the gown shall be given to a lady with a marriage date set throughout the subsequent three months, however Stulgis mentioned she may even think about submissions as far out as six months.

She mentioned her hope is that the gown can be utilized by as many brides as attainable.

These concerned with submitting for the gown can ship their tales to Stulgis by means of Fb, beneath the title Gwendolyn Stulgis.

Attain Paige at 330-580-8577 or [email protected], or on Twitter at @paigebenn.


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