Annual fashion show approaching for Board of DD


Fairlawn High School intervention specialist Amber Poeppelman, of New Bremen, right, is helping Sabrina Woods, 17, adjust her pants for the upcoming fashion show. They were able to “take a break” from testing at Fairlawn to do a little shopping for the fashion show. Woods is the daughter of Leo and Robin Woods.

Fairlawn High School intervention specialist Amber Poeppelman, of New Bremen, right, is helping Sabrina Woods, 17, adjust her pants for the upcoming fashion show. They were able to “take a break” from testing at Fairlawn to do a little shopping for the fashion show. Woods is the daughter of Leo and Robin Woods.


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SIDNEY — The Shelby County Board of Developmental Disabilities (SCBDD) will be hosting their fifth annual Fashion Show Extravaganza on Saturday, May 4, at 1:30 p.m. The fashion show will be held at the Sidney-Shelby County YMCA, located at 300 E. Parkwood St. This event is free and open to the public.

Models will be dressed in fashions by Peebles. Hair services will be provided by Village Salon along with Mary Kay Consultants completing make-up services. Lights and audio will be supplied by Indignant Audio. Ed Ball will capture the event through the lens of his camera.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Deputy Rod Robbins and his K-9 partner, Yago, will kick-off the event that will be announced by Shelby County Sheriff John R. Lenhart, and Coach/teacher Adam Dounges of Sidney Yellow Jackets Football. Other local celebrities that will be modeling and ushering include staff from the Sidney Police Department, Sidney Fire Department, Wilma Valentine Childcare, Sidney City Schools, and staff and administration from the Shelby County Board of DD. Models will also be representing the following school districts; Anna, Upper Valley Career Center, Fairlawn, Sidney, Botkins, Indian Lake and Shelby Hills Preschool.

Following the runway walk, door prizes will be given away. Free refreshments will also be provided to all guests. Spirit and Hands Art Studio, Mary Kay Cosmetics, as well are other vendors will be set up for shopping following the show.

This event is a community partnership, with many local businesses and organizations lending a hand to help ensure success. If you have had an opportunity to attend this event in the past, you know that the models represent a variety of different backgrounds, including people who receive support from SCBDD. Organizers are encouraging the community to come and enjoy an afternoon out learning about the latest fashion trends and celebration of diversity.

Fairlawn High School intervention specialist Amber Poeppelman, of New Bremen, right, is helping Sabrina Woods, 17, adjust her pants for the upcoming fashion show. They were able to “take a break” from testing at Fairlawn to do a little shopping for the fashion show. Woods is the daughter of Leo and Robin Woods.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2019/04/web1_fashionshow.jpgFairlawn High School intervention specialist Amber Poeppelman, of New Bremen, right, is helping Sabrina Woods, 17, adjust her pants for the upcoming fashion show. They were able to “take a break” from testing at Fairlawn to do a little shopping for the fashion show. Woods is the daughter of Leo and Robin Woods. Courtesy photo