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Mount Vernon, Knox County, Ohio

MOUNT VERNON - Women United, a United Way of Knox County Women’s Leadership Initiative, will be hosting their signature event, “Power of the Purse, on Friday, May 5, 2017, in Gund Commons, on the Kenyon College Campus.

The “Power of the Purse” event is for women who enjoy and appreciate a variety of new, unused purses. The evening includes dinner and networking, along with a silent purse auction and exciting live purse auction. Gently used purses will be sold on the “Bag Lady Boulevard” which is a collection of gently used purses at rock bottom prices.

Proceeds from this event will be used to support the projects of Women United, specifically Recovery Housing for women and children and the empowerment program ROX.

Donations of new and gently used purses will be accepted at United Way, located at 110 East High Street, Mount Vernon, between the hours of 9:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m., Monday-Friday.

To reserve a ticket or a table for the event, contact Katie Peterson at  740.397.5721 or email [email protected]

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