Power of the Purse Auction & Winter Luncheon


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Women's Leadership Council

Power of the Purse Auction & Winter Luncheon

Thursday, December 13, 2012

10:45 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Jumer's Casino & Hotel

777 Jumer Drive

Rock Island, IL 61201





SILENT PURSE AUCTION - 10:45 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.



Place the winning bid on a beautiful, designer purse and change a child's life.



LUNCHEON & LIVE PURSE AUCTION - 11:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Enjoy lunch with your friends as Terie Dreussi-Smith, nationally recognized speaker and expert in reaching out to families and children in generational poverty, presents Bridges Out of Poverty. Then, stay for our live purse auction where some lucky winners will help our local children and find a special surprise in their new purse!



REGISTRATION OPENS AT 10:30 a.m.

Jumer's Casino & Hotel

777 Jumer Drive, Rock Island



$35/ticket ($10 of every ticket will go toward the WLC's Early Learning Campaign)

$250/table of 8





RSVP for the WLC Purse Auction & Winter Luncheon using the personalized link or contact Amy Barnett at 563-344-0328 or by email at abarnett@unitedwayqc.org.



Questions or have a gently used or new purse to donate? Contact Jennifer Dobrunz at 563-344-0317 or by email at jdobrunz@unitedwayqc.org.



ABOUT WLC: The WLC is mobilizing the power of Quad City women to ensure all of our local children are prepared for success in life. All proceeds will go towards helping local children receive quality child care and education.



















 




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