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Get your dancin’ shoes on because it’s time to boogie!

Posted on: April 3, 2008

Hey Girls!

Prom time is rapidly approaching! Dresses, tuxedos, shoes, hair, make-up, potential dates, and flashy cars are all on your mind. Prom is one of the highlights of high school! The pictures of you and your date will sit in your parents’ living room and make their way into family albums that you will one day show to your own children. It is a special night that we all look forward to – it’s the dance of a lifetime!

On prom night, be mindful of your surroundings and make safe and wise decisions. Not everyone is as safe as they should be. Don’t be a victim of bad prom choices – and I don’t mean just choosing the wrong dress or hair style. Drinking on prom night is not a cool decision to make – not to mention it’s illegal! It can put your life in danger as well as others’. Being cool and in the spotlight is a wonderful feeling, but just make sure you’re shining for positive reasons.

Watch The Century Council’s prom e-card now to see some awesomely bad prom choices through the years (and this time I do mean the wrong dresses and hairstyles, among other things!). The Century Council created the e-card to send to parents, but we knew you’d enjoy it too. Make sure you don’t become a victim of horrible prom choices – Don’t drink on prom night (or on any night for that matter!).

Girl Talk wishes you and your friends a fun, exciting, stylin’, awesome, and – most of all – safe prom experience!

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1 Response to "Get your dancin’ shoes on because it’s time to boogie!"

Katie, I totally agree with what you said about making smart decisions on prom night. My prom was last month and few of us decided to be student ambassadors for the THINK prom promise contract program from Nationwide Insurance & Mothers Against Drunk Driving. We performed a skit to show everyone at school how we could have fun without putting ourselves in danger. Prom was a huge success and everyone returned to school the next week safely (thanks to a very persuasive skit)!

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