Churches host 3rd annual Night to Shine prom

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Night to Shine rolled out a red carpet when guests arrived. (Photo: Kylie Jones)

WILMINGTON, NC (WWAY) —┬áIt truly was a night to shine. Lifepoint Church and Global River Church hosted Wilmington’s third annual Night to Shine Prom Friday night.

The event is sponsored by the Tim Tebow Foundation, and there are more than 600 churches around the country participating in the event.

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Event coordinators Christy Ferrante and Kelli Strickland say there were more than 300 guests plus their buddies at the event.

Ferrante says they want every guest to feel special.

“The purpose is just to show them God loves them no matter how, and he created them uniquely and wonderful. And they’re just as wonderful. And we just want to celebrate their life,” Ferrante said.

Caregivers were also invited to enjoy a relaxing night. The event included a red carpet, karaoke and dancing.