MANASSAS, Va. (CBSDC) – Some military brides-to-be in Northern Virginia are recieving a big surprise on Veterans Day – Free bridal gowns!
Jeanette’s Bride N’ Boutique in Manassas took part in a national campaign called Brides Across America, which has given away over 10,000 wedding dresses to brides serving in the armed forces or to the finances of military service members.
Kiera Ogden, the manager of Jeanette’s Bridal N’ Boutique says that the store has already given away about 80-100 gowns over the past five years of participating in this campaign. Brides must first pre-register for the event and pay a $20 registration fee.
The store opened at 10 a.m., but brides began lining up outside the store around 7:00 a.m. Ogden says the gowns are given away on a first-come, first-serve basis to brides who have registered.
“When I talked to those brides, they were cold and tired, but…
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