For the 6th year, Purses with a Purpose returns to Dallas. Transformance, formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas, is hosting the handbag auction to benefit women’s financial education. If you love fashion – specifically purses (like I do), love a good cause, and you’re in Dallas these dates, make sure to save this event in your calendar. Read more details below. We’re also giving away 2 tickets!
Who: Transformance, formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas
Event Co-Chairs: Pat Galas and Liz Galas Hunter
Honorary Co-Chairs: Susan and John Cuellar
What: The Sixth Annual Purses with a Purpose Luncheon is a designer handbag auction that benefits financial educational and counseling to women, their families and outreach organizations.
When: Wednesday, October 21, 2015 – 11:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m.
Where: Frontiers of Flight Museum – Lemmon Avenue at University Drive (Dallas Love Field)
The event proceeds underwrite community outreach and financial education classes provided to low-to-moderate income families, especially those headed by women. Transformance has been providing free, confidential counseling in the Greater Dallas area for more than 40 years. They provide services such as debt management, housing counseling, financial education, student loan default counseling, bankruptcy counseling, budget and credit counseling.
This year, Deborah Ferguson, KXAS NBC 5 morning anchor, will be the celebrity emcee. Carmen Rita Wong is the keynote speaker. She is the author of The Real Cost of Living. She is also a journalist, personal finance contributor on MSNBC, CNN, and The View, an assistant professor at NYU Polytech, and co-founder of Financial Planning Firm. Wouldn’t it be great to hear from these powerful women?
Purses with a Purpose is such a great event for women empowering women. The handbag auction is just a bonus! If you are interested, individual tickets are $100 and tables are available for $1,250. Sponsorships range from $2,500 to $20,000.
Want 2 tickets to this event?
If you live in Dallas or will be here in Dallas during these dates, make sure to enter below to win a pair of tickets to the annual luncheon!