Nominate Deserving Servicewomen for Operation: Makeover

Posted: Thursday, October 13, 2016

Nominate Deserving Servicewomen for Operation: Makeover
YWCA Bergen County, Team RWB and Westfield Garden State Plaza to Host November 12 Veterans Makeover

Do you know a servicewoman who is transitioning back into civilian life, or who is in need of a morale boost? YWCA Bergen County and its co-hosts, Team Red, White & Blue Northern NJ and Westfield Garden State Plaza, will be hosting a November Veterans Makeover, providing nine servicewomen an opportunity for a day of hair, makeup and fashion styling services, free of charge, on Saturday, November 12th.
Open to the public, the makeover reveal will start at 11:00 am at Westfield Garden State Plaza, 1 Garden State Plaza in Paramus, N.J. Participating retailers include Macys, Lord & Taylor, Lululemon, The GAP, Eddie Bauer, J. Jill, NARS, M.A.C. Cosmetics, Kiehl’s, Drybar, The Art of Shaving, Sephora, PIRCH and others. The makeover will be followed by a private reception for makeover winners and guests.
To nominate a servicewoman (or to self-nominate) now through October 15, please visit http://bit.ly/2016-servicewoman. A committee of female veterans, active servicewomen and civilian women will determine winners based on the nominee's time in the service, medals awarded, special recognitions, current initiatives or engagements, and why she is deserving of this makeover. Winners will be notified on Friday, October 21. For more information, please visit www.ywcabergencounty.org or contact Samantha at splotino@ywcabergencounty.org or 201-345-1895.
About Westfield Garden State Plaza
Westfield Garden State Plaza is the ultimate destination for fashion, dining and entertainment in the NY/NJ metro area offering the best selection of brands in every retail category, and is renowned for delivering cutting edge, new retail concepts to market. Just minutes from Manhattan in Paramus, N.J., millions of shoppers each year enjoy an unparalleled shopping and dining experience, complete with personalized services and amenities. For more information, call 201-843-2121 or www.facebook.com/gardenstateplaza or www.westfield.com/gardenstateplaza.

About Team Red, White & Blue Northern NJ
The mission of Team Red, White & Blue (RWB) Northern NJ is to enrich the lives of America’s veterans by connecting them to their community through physical and social activity. Our chapters and communities deliver consistent, local opportunities for veterans and the community to connect through physical and social activity. Team RWB Northern NJ hosts regular fitness activities, social gatherings, and participates in local races and events together. Veterans develop leadership skills by serving as a volunteer leader in their local chapter.
About YWCA Bergen County
YWCA Bergen County (www.ywcabergencounty.org) is dedicated to eliminating racism, empowering women, and promoting peace, justice, freedom, and dignity for all. We are the area’s largest provider of child care services, a recognized leader in health and fitness programs, and operator of healingSPACE, the county’s only Sexual Violence Resource Center. Celebrating nearly a century of commitment to our community, today we improve the lives of thousands of women, girls, and their families.