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Northwest Missouri State University

News Release

Jan. 17, 2014

Fashion show slated to promote body image, self-esteem

Northwest Missouri State University student organizations, in collaboration with the University’s Wellness Services, are sponsoring a fashion show to promote healthy body image and self-esteem.

The “Every Day Angels Fashion Show” will begin at 7 p.m. Friday, Jan. 31, in the J.W. Jones Student Union Ballroom. The event is open to the public and admission is free.

Canned food donations also will be accepted at the door with the collection going to Operation Breakthrough in Kansas City.

The show will feature Northwest students modeling clothing in which they feel beautiful and that exhibits their personalities and interests. The show also will feature live entertainment by student performers.

“This fashion show is designed to help people accept who they are in their bodies and know everyone is beautiful in their own way,” said Christina Incontro, a peer education graduate assistant in Wellness Services.

The event is sponsored by To Write Love on Her Arms, Project Hope, Bearcats After Dark, Bearcat Peer Education, Minority Educators of Northwest and Wellness Services.

Funding for the event is provided through a grant from the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration and the Missouri Suicide Prevention Project as well as a Bearcats After Dark.

For more information contact Northwest Wellness Services at 660.562.1348 or Incontro at

For more information, please contact:

Mark Hornickel, Communication Manager | 660.562.1704 | Fax: 660.562.1900

Northwest Missouri State University
215 Administration Building | 800 University Drive | Maryville, MO 64468