Stories tagged with: Power of the Purse

May 17, 2014 - 6:03pm
2 years 9 weeks ago

Local women got all dressed up for a special ladies night out. Saturday night was the annual Red Cross Power of the Purse Fundraiser.

This the 9th annual year for the event and more than 400 women showed up to bid on more than 500 new and gently used purses. Some purses were sold in a silent auction while others were displayed in a public sale.

" We have a lot of Coach purses, Michael Kors, there is a little bit of something for everyone," said Marlene...

May 9, 2013 - 3:29pm
3 years 10 weeks ago

Local businesses from Muskingum, Perry and Guernsey counties have been donating brand new purses to the 8th Annual Ladies Night Out event for you to bid on.

"We just wanted something fun to do and just thought a purse auction would be perfect for women to really have a good time and a wonderful ladies night out," said Marlene Henderson, Executive Director of The Red Cross.

Guests will enjoy a dinner and wine while bidding on designer purses and other incentives....

May 15, 2010 - 9:25pm
6 years 10 weeks ago

Local women are bidding up a storm tonight.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross held its "Power of the Purse" Auction. It was a sold-out event. The women had a lot to choose from...more than 100 purses with incentives.

"You have a room full of 300 ladies. There's always a great time, " says Marlene Henderson of the Red Cross.

Some women came with a strategy when it came to bidding.

"Make sure you hold it way high and wave it...(laughs), " says...

May 11, 2010 - 6:42pm
6 years 10 weeks ago

Local ladies are ready for a night on the town.

The Muskingum Valley Red Cross has sold all 300 of its tickets to the "Power of the Purse" event. It takes place this Saturday night at the Ohio University-Zanesville/Zane State Campus Center.

"Girls just like to have fun. That's all there is to it. It's a great night out. It's truly a lady's night out. It's good food, good companionship, and a chance to get purses. That's every woman's dream of a night out, "...

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