The Power of the Purse

The Power of the Purse The first Power of the Purse Auction/Luncheon will be a benefit for Knoxville and Knox County’s Mobile Meals program. Date: September 17 @ Rothchild’s Time: 11:00 am – 1:30 pm We are currently seeking new and/or gently used designer bags There are several drop off locations: Lily Pulitzer Palm Village Store in Western Plaza CAC Office on Aging, 2247 Western Avenue 37921 Senior Financial Group, 100 Glenleigh Ct. 37934 Power of the Purse is a new event that will include a purse sale, a luncheon, and a silent auction. The fun begins with Purse Madness, where purses will be on display and for sale in a range of prices. The purses will each have a surprise gift inside: no peeking until you buy the purse! Items inside the purses can be coupons, gift cards, cosmetics, note cards, small decorative items, and so forth. Next will be lunch and the silent auction, during which, attendees will have the opportunity to bid on a variety of items such as designer purses packaged with vacations, event tickets, jewelry, gift certificates, celebrity-signed merchandise, and other donated goodies. “This is a fun event,” Long said. “The money raised will go to delivering hot meals to local frail seniors. Even if you come just to have lunch and hear about Mobile Meals, we’ll be happy. We’d love for you to join in the fun by purchasing a purse or bidding on a silent auction item, but the event is really all about the message.” Tickets are available for $40 for individuals or $300 for a table of eight. To reserve by credit card,...