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CONGRATULATIONS to The Women’s Fund of Essex County for a Fabulously Successful “Power of the Purse”!!!

Lana Rudym, Current President of North Shore Women in Business and Sarah Boucher © Kim Smith 2014jpg copyLana Rudym, current President of the North Shore Women in Business and Sarah Boucher, Senior Sales and Marketing Manager, Willowdale Estate

Last night’s The Women’s Fund of Essex County’s “Power of the Purse” event, hosted by Willowdale Estate, was a smashing success. There were over 200 guests in attendance and you could feel the positive energy emanating from women helping women. Since 2003, The Women’s Fund of Essex County has awarded $825,000.00 in grants promoting and empowering women and girls. Read more about The Women’s Fund of Essex County here.

Willowdale Estate Poaer of the Purse copyBriar Forsythe, proprietor of Willowdale Estate, generously donated the venue, Willowdale signature refreshments, and outstanding staff.

Revelation Productions Design Willowdale EstateAnthony D’Elia, owner of Revelation Productions, donated the stunning lighting and parasol design decor for the event. More about Anthony in an upcoming Antennae for Design post.

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Kim Smith “May Basket” design for the courtyard urns.

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The Women’s Fund of Essex County “Power of the Purse” Event at Willowdale Estate!

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The Women’s Fund of Essex County to host “Power of the Purse

Essex County, MA—April, 2014 - The Women’s Fund of Essex County will host its sixth annual “Power of the Purse” fundraising event. Inspired by the Victor Hugo saying, “As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled,” this signature event includes a ladies’ evening of fabulous hors d’oeuvres and wine, together with a raffle featuring chances to win distinctive purses and bags donated by renowned designers and retailers. The fundraiser will be held on Thursday, May 1st, 2014, from 6:30 until 9:00 p.m. at our new venue: Willowdale Estate in Bradley Palmer State Park, 24 Asbury Street, Topsfield. Proceeds help fund special projects and annual grant awards made by The Women’s Fund.

The Women’s Fund of Essex County was founded in 2003 to promote philanthropy and to raise and distribute funds to organizations that provide opportunities and solutions for women and girls in need throughout Essex County.

To date, The Fund has awarded over $825,000 in grants to Essex County nonprofit organizations. The Women’s Fund is a field of interest fund of Essex County Community Foundation located in Danvers, MA.

Tickets for the event are $40 in advance and $45 at the door. For more information, please visit www.thewomensfundec.org

Purse Painting by Alyssa Watters

 

The Women’s Fund of Essex County “Power of the Purse” Fundraising Event

The Women’s Fund of Essex County will host its fifth annual “Power of the Purse” fundraising event.  Inspired by the Victor Hugo saying, “As the purse is emptied, the heart is filled,” this signature event includes a ladies’ evening of fabulous hors d’oeuvres and wine, together with a raffle featuring chances to win distinctive purses and bags donated by renowned designers and retailers.  The fundraiser will be held on Thursday, April 4, 2013, from 6:30 until 9:00 p.m. at Brookwood School located off Rt. 127, in Manchester, MA.  All proceeds help fund special projects and annual grant awards made by The Women’s Fund.

Tory Burch Navy Purse

Just one of the many lovely purses that are featured in the raffle.

The Women’s Fund of Essex County was founded in 2003 to promote philanthropy and to raise and distribute funds to organizations that provide opportunities and solutions for women and girls in need throughout Essex County.

To date, The Fund has awarded over $500,000 in grants to Essex County nonprofit organizations.  The Women’s Fund is a field of interest fund of Essex County Community Foundation located in Danvers, MA.

Tickets for the event are $35 in advance and $40 at the door.  For more information, please visit www.thewomensfundec.org