Mostyn Moreno Foundation Announces Recipient of Its Annual Prom Spa Day Treatment

AISD children treated to merchandise from WalmartHOUSTON —The Glenda Jean Mostyn and Joe E. Moreno Foundation (The Mostyn Moreno Foundation) has recently announced that Port Neches – Groves High School senior Kasey Almonte has been chosen as the recipient of its 2014 Prom Spa Day.

Kasey will get to prepare for her prom by spending the day at Beau Visage Spa in Nederland. The experience will include a variety of spa treatments, such as hair styling, makeup, and manicure and pedicure. The Foundation also provides money for a dress, shoes, and any other incidentals that might be needed.

“Prom means a lot to teenagers,”said Monte Osburn, executive director of the Mostyn Moreno Foundation. “It’s an important time in their lives and can really mean a lot to their long term self-esteem. We set up this program to make sure that worthy teens get to experience this special event in a special way.”

Participation the Spa Day program is determined by the board of the Mostyn Moreno Foundation. Eligible candidates are graduating seniors with disabilities that attend a public school in Texas. Expenses related to Spa Day are covered by the Foundation. Along with prom program, the Mostyn Moreno Foundation also sponsors an additional “back-to-school” Spa Day that provides girls with a makeover, clothes, and even accessories.

“There’s a lot of focus on meeting the basic needs of children with disabilities,” Osburn added. “By focusing on commonly shared experiences, our community can become more inclusive to everyone.”

Previous participants in the Prom Spa Day have come from Henderson ISD and Jacksonville ISD. This is the second year the Mostyn Moreno Foundation has held a Prom Spa Day.

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