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Going to prom never gets old

Clint Mollins, 67, from the Bethune High Rise in Tampa,  shakes a leg on the dance floor. Mollins (cq) said he likes to dance to anything, but also slipped the DJ some swing music in hopes of him playing that request, too. Over 200 seniors from 21 senior centers came on buses, dressed to impress for a white party-themed Senior Prom, where seniors, age 50 and up, were invited to dance the day away to music of the '50s, '60s and '70s at the Egypt Shriners Activities Building in Tampa. Along with the dancing, there was also lunch and, of course, the crowning of the prom king and queen.

MELISSA LYTTLE | Times

Clint Mollins, 67, from the Bethune High Rise in Tampa, shakes a leg on the dance floor. Mollins (cq) said he likes to dance to anything, but also slipped the DJ some swing music in hopes of him playing that request, too. Over 200 seniors from 21 senior centers came on buses, dressed to impress for a white party-themed Senior Prom, where seniors, age 50 and up, were invited to dance the day away to music of the '50s, '60s and '70s at the Egypt Shriners Activities Building in Tampa. Along with the dancing, there was also lunch and, of course, the crowning of the prom king and queen.

MELISSA LYTTLE | Times

Clint Mollins, 67, from the Bethune High Rise apartments in Tampa, shakes a leg on the dance floor. Mollins, who said he likes to dance to everything, nonetheless slipped the DJ some swing music. More than 200 seniors from 21 centers arrived in buses Wednesday at the Egypt Shriners Activities Building in Tampa. Dressed in shades of white for a themed Senior Prom, folks ages 50 and older were invited to dance the day away to music of the '50s, '60s and '70s. Along with the dancing, there was lunch and, of course, the crowning of the prom king and queen.

Going to prom never gets old 06/19/14 [Last modified: Thursday, June 19, 2014 8:55pm]
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