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Department store is looking for children to model its clothes

In 2012, customers lined up around the Belk department store at the Galleria Mall in Centerville prior to a grand reopening event.
In 2012, customers lined up around the Belk department store at the Galleria Mall in Centerville prior to a grand reopening event. jvorhees@macon.com

Belk is on the hunt for some children.

The department store is looking for children ages 2-12 to participate as models in its biannual Kidfest event noon-3 p.m. July 29 in all locations, according to a news release.

The event includes runway fashion shows featuring local children as models wearing Belk’s latest fashion trends and styles for kids. This year’s event is focused on Back to School and it will include refreshments, activities and prizes.

Parents and legal guardians interested in having their children as models should contact their local Belk store to register and get more information. Middle Georgia locations include Macon, Centerville, Milledgeville, Thomaston and Dublin. Go to www.belk.com/stores for addresses or other locations.

Participating children and all customers will get a discount off all kids apparel during the event, excluding designer collections.

Based in Charlotte, North Carolina, Belk Inc. is a private department store company with 294 stores in 16 southern states. It is a portfolio company of Sycamore Partners, a private equity firm based in New York.

Linda S. Morris: 478-744-4223, @MidGaBiz

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