By Darien Velasquez
Ingham County Chronicle
INGHAM COUNTY – The students of the National Technical Honor Society at the Capital Area Career Center will be hosting a professional clothing drive on Saturday, 9 a.m. to noon May 2. The professional clothing drive will take place at the Capital Area Career Center off Hagadorn Road in Mason. Starting this week, guests are able to bring in their gently used donations to the center. According to the society, it can assist in answering questions regarding professional clothing donations if you are unsure of what those items may be.
The focus is on professional attire. The goal is to create and organize a professional dress closet that is free to any career center student in need of professional attire. According to advisor Chris Eaton, this covers a wide range of clothing articles such as suits, dress shirts and even scrubs. Someone can expect to donate or see most blouses, slacks, jackets, belts, dress shoes, ties, khakis, dresses and many more. “It’s a shame to be overlooked for a promotion simply because you aren’t dressed the part, but it happens all the time.” said Eaton.
The drive is open to anyone to donate. The career center is operated by Ingham Intermediate School District which also offer on- and off-site programs for high school juniors and seniors who reside in Ingham County.