Discovery Communications & TLC’s ‘Say Yes to the Prom’…It’s More Than Just a Dress

It’s 8 am at Discovery’s headquarters in Silver Spring, Maryland – racks of dresses are carefully hung, sparkling in the light. Stylists arrange their stations, and employees who have volunteered as mentors prepare to meet their mentees for the day. It can only mean one thing – the return of Say Yes to the Prom. Shortly thereafter students stream through the doors, jittery and wide-eyed with anticipation. A little apprehensive…

Local High School Girls ‘Say Yes to the Prom’ at Discovery Event

Yesterday, at One Discovery Place, we all saw a little magic happen at the third annual “Say Yes to the Dress,” a corporate initiative promoting confidence and a positive self-image for deserving high school girls In the morning, forty local high school girls arrived and were paired with Discovery employees to lead them through a day of mentoring, prom dress shopping and makeovers. Monte Durham, fashion director and star of TLC’s…