The Clinton Herald, Clinton, Iowa

Clinton

May 4, 2013

Students prep for prom

New program aids after-prom

CLINTON — Area students will trade the typical jeans and T-shirt this weekend for something a little more formal.

Clinton, Camanche, Prince of Peace and Fulton, Ill., high schools will celebrate prom today, and many of the boys have chosen a tuxedo to wear to the formal event. A downtown men's wear store is taking money earned for those tuxes, and giving some of it back to those same students.

Boegel's Men's Wear initiated a new program this year for its annual donation to after-prom activities, where students from the four previously-named high schools participate in food, games and events after the dance concludes.

For every tux sold, Boegel's is donating $1 to after-prom activities. By Friday, Boegel's had generated $214.

Co-owner Bobbi Boegel said the apparel store has increased its tux sales again this year.

"This is something we wanted to do," Boegel said. "It's about giving back to the community and showing people that we appreciate their business."

A part of giving back to the community came in the form of encouraging students to stay in the Gateway area and shop.

"The kids have been nice and polite, and they all say thank you," Boegel said.

Students from area schools eat before the dance at each school. Dances last for the majority of tonight, giving way to the after-prom festivities at Clinton High School.

The after-prom event will be from 11 p.m. to 4 a.m. at the Clinton High School commons and theater area. Students pay $2 at the door, and can participate in casino games and other activities, with prizes offered at the end of the night. A hypnotist also will be perform during the event.

1
Text Only
Clinton
  • Minnick New director at Ashford CLINTON -- Ashford University has appointed a new vice president/campus director of its Clinton campus. Charlie Minnick has been appointed for the position. He has been in the position on an interim basis since Jan. 1. Ashford University Provost Lori

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Women on Fire event is Wednesday at Vista Grande CLINTON -- For many years, women in business have been honored in the city of Clinton, but on Wednesday, they have a night all their own. The Women are on Fire event will begin at 5 p.m. Wednesday at the Vista Grande in Clinton and will offer an oppo

    April 19, 2014

  • McEleney McEleney elected to insurance board CLINTON -- A car dealership owner recently earned a spot on a national insurance board. John McEleney, of Clinton and owner of McEleney Motors, was elected to the Board of Directors of the Federated Insurance Companies. The election took place this w

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • Clinton looks into roadway safety upgrades Herald Staff Report Clinton looks into roadway safety upgrades

    April 19, 2014

  • L'Kings keep Hot Rods cold BOWLING GREEN, Ky. -- There's nothing like jumping on a team when it's down, and the Clinton LumberKings did just that Friday night. For the second night in a row, the LumberKings used a five-run inning to take a victory at Bowling Green Ballpark, th

    April 19, 2014

  • Way of the Cross photo The Way of the Cross By Amy Kent Herald Staff Writer The Way of the Cross

    April 19, 2014 1 Photo

  • AGENDA: 4-22-14 Clinton City Council

    The Clinton City Council will meet Tuesday at 7 p.m. followed by a committee of the whole.

    April 18, 2014

  • Theft trial for man charged in Wolfe sisters' murders

    A western Pennsylvania man accused of having robbed and killed his next-door neighbors, two sisters of Iowa Rep. Mary Wolfe, now also faces trial on charges that he stole another woman's wedding ring a year ago.

    State police in Greensburg allege that 43-year-old Allen Wade of East Liberty, Pa., stole the ring while delivering a refrigerator to a home in April 2013. Westmoreland County Common Pleas Judge Rita Hathaway on Thursday agreed to schedule the case for trial.

    April 18, 2014

  • More felonies added to sex abuse charges CLINTON -- A Clinton man already facing multiple felony charges for allegedly sexually abusing a child is now facing six more felonies for sexual exploitation of a child. Tony D. James, 45, was charged this past weekend with six counts of sexual expl

    April 18, 2014

  • Wildlife service to conduct burnings CLINTON -- The U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service will conduct several prescribed burns this spring. The burns will take place on the Upper Mississippi River National Wildlife and Fish Refuge in Carroll and Jo Daviess counties. Sites planned for burning

    April 18, 2014

Clinton Herald Photos


Browse, buy and submit pictures with our photo site.

Facebook