Power, Promise, Personalities: Focus Of Girls Inc. Of Westchester Fundraiser

Top Quote Girls Inc. of Westchester and the prominent women of Westchester will be celebrating local girls at the Power of the Purse on Wednesday, October 25, 2012. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) September 18, 2012 - White Plains, New York - An "All Star" cast of prominent Westchester women, corporate leaders, fashion designers, and philanthropists will celebrate inspiring local girls at the Power of the Purse on Wednesday, October 25, 2012.

    Hosted by Girls Inc. of Westchester at "Life: The Place to Be" in Ardsley, the annual event will honor nine Strong, Smart and Bold "Purse-O-Nalities" -distinguished Westchester women committed to creating a brighter future for underserved girls. Black Enterprise and BET's Caroline Clarke will serve as Master of Ceremonies, and nine outstanding young ambassadors, testimony to the "Power of the Purse" to transform lives, will model one-of-a-kind handbags created by popular designers to reflect the unique personalities of the celebrity honorees. The bags will be auctioned during the evening.

    "The event is a unique opportunity for concerned individuals to 'open their purse strings' and invest in future generations of young women in need," said Sally Baker, Girls Inc. Executive Director. "Girls Inc. encourages girls to believe in themselves-that they matter. Through our programs we strive to give them the tools, knowledge and support to realize their dreams," Ms. Baker said. We are most grateful to our corporate sponsors: Chubb, Morgan Stanley Smith Barney, Key Bank, and Webster Bank for partnering with us in this critical mission.

    Tickets to the 5:30-9:00 PM event include cocktails and dinner, a live and silent auction
    Individual Tickets: $200
    Sponsorships: $1,000, $1,500, $2,500, $5,000 $10,000 $15,000 and $25,000.

    Ads in the evening's program are: $100, $500, $250, $500, $1,000 and $1,500. Deadline: October 16.

    Tickets may be purchased online at the Girls Inc. website: www.girlsincwestchester.org or by calling: 914-419-0764. For updates follow us on twitter at ( @ ) girlsincwc and LIKE us on facebook at https://www dot facebook dot com/GirlsIncWestchester

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    Incorporated in 2007, Girls Inc. Westchester is a non-profit organization that is dedicated to inspiring Westchester girls to be strong, smart and bold. Girls Inc. Westchester conducts girls-only after-school programs, conferences and workshops throughout Westchester County that provide critical knowledge and life-changing experiences that empower girls to grow up healthy, educated and independent. Girls Inc. Westchester is a part of the national Girls Incorporated, a 145 year-old organization with over 90 chapters in the U.S. and Canada. For more information, visit www.girlsincwestchester.org.

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