Press Release: Fashioning Futures Luncheon

Fashion Show to Raise Funds for Clothes That Work

15th Annual Luncheon Aims to Inspire and Entertain More than 500 Guests

Dayton, OH – Clothes That Work will hold the 15th Annual Fashioning Futures Luncheon on Thursday, October 22, 2015 beginning at 11am at the Sinclair Ponitz Center.

The annual event attracts hundreds of civic and community leaders each year and generates approximately 20% of the organization’s annual revenue.  Guests will have the opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a variety of local and regional prizes, shop for clothing and accessories at a special pop-up Boutique, and enjoy an elegant meal.  The highlight of the event is an inspirational fashion show featuring Clothes That Work clients wearing outfits they received from the organization.  These client models are given the opportunity to share their success stories with the guests and put a face to the many different men and women who have been able to achieve their employment goals after visiting Clothes That Work.

“It’s truly the biggest ‘feel good’ moment of the year for us,” says Executive Director Paula Cosby.  “Seeing the smiles on our clients’ faces and watching our guests affirm them after hearing their stories of victory really reminds us all that the work we are doing is not just important but life changing.”

This year’s luncheon is being co-chaired by Sierra Kenny of Fifth Third Bank and Quin Kline of Genoa.  The event is open to the public, and tickets can be purchased online at  Limited sponsorship opportunities are still available.


About Clothes That Work:
Clothes That Work is a nonprofit organization dedicated to helping local job seekers secure gainful employment by providing clients with interview appropriate clothing and personalized confidence building image services.  Additionally, the organization conducts educational workshops, gives interviewing tips, and coaches on exhibiting appropriate professional behavior.  Call 937.222.3778 or visit to make a financial donation, learn about volunteer opportunities, or find a location to drop off donations of clothing.