Mother Daughter Ball aims to empower young girls

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GREENVILLE, NC (WITN) - A non-profit aimed at empowering young girls is hosting their first annual Mother Daughter Ball.

Girl Power Association is an organization that focuses on providing girls ages 5-17 with the skills they need to develop self-respect and confidence.

For the first time this year, they are hosting a semi-formal Mother Daughter Ball at ECU’s Health and Science Center on September 14.

Tickets are $5 for adults. Kids under the age of 5 get in free. All proceeds will help fund programs for the non-profit.

Those not currently involved in the program are still welcome to attend the ball.

The deadline to purchase tickets is August 17. For more information, call Shirley Nicolson at (252) 531-8240.