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Purses with Purpose Giving Circle

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5th Anniversary Celebration Empowering Women through Education

When: Wednesday, May 9, 2018, 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Location: 250 South Grove Ave, Elgin IL, 60123, Grand Victoria Casino Grand Ballroom
Registration: Space is limited, register by Friday, April 27, 2018

  • $50 per person; space is limited, register by Friday, April 27, 2018
  • $50 per student; sponsor the attendance of a student recipient

Reception and program featuring news anchor and philanthropist, Soledad O’Brien, and announcing the inaugural Carol Broeker Impact Award, recognizing the achievements of a Purses with Purpose Scholarship recipient.

Soledad O'Brien is an Emmy and Peabody Award winning journalist, author and philanthropist. She is the CEO of her multi-platform media production and distribution company, Starfish Media Group. O’Brien currently produces and hosts Matter of Fact, a weekly newsmagazine and runs PowHERful Foundation, a philanthropic organization that provides scholarships, mentorship and wraparound services to young women attending college.

Lead sponsorship for this event generously provided by:


Since 2012, members of the Purses with Purpose giving circle have empowered 38 women whose commitment to advancing their potential through a college education transformed their lives and strengthened our shared community.  Join us as we celebrate our proud past and look forward to a promising future.

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