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On the hunt for your wed­ding gown? Mil­waukie, Ore.-based Mak­ing Mem­o­ries Breast Can­cer Foun­da­tion will have its two-day Brides Against Breast Can­cer Na­tion­wide Tour of Gowns event start­ing Fri­day at the Re­nais­sance Ho­tel (9721 Ar­bore­tum Blvd.) Gowns, in­clud­ing de­signer dresses, start at $199, and ac­ces­sories such as tiaras, veils and crino­lines will be avail­able. There will be a pre­view from 10 a.m. to noon Fri­day. Ad­mis­sion is $20. The gen­eral sale, which is free and open to the pub­lic, will be from noon to 8 p.m. Fri­day and 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Satur­day. Gown do­na­tions also will be ac­cepted; gowns should be from 2006 or newer. Mak­ing Mem­o­ries is a non­profit or­ga­ni­za­tion that grants wishes to men and women with stage IV breast can­cer. For more in­for­ma­tion, visit www.bridesa­gain­stbreast­ The or­ga­ni­za­tion will search for lo­cal res­i­dents with stage IV breast can­cer who would like dreams ful­filled. Visit www.mak­ing mem­o­ for a wish packet.

Gowns ga­lore, in­clud­ing de­signer wed­ding dresses, and ac­ces­sories will be on sale Fri­day and Satur­day at the Re­nais­sance Ho­tel in the Ar­bore­tum in North­west Austin.

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