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“Purses of Purpose” Ladies Tea

“Purses of Purpose” Ladies Tea

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Date(s) - 29 Mar 2014
9:00 AM - 12:30 PM

First Baptist Church of Eustis


Designer Purse Auction and Ladies Tea Fundraiser Aims to Help Women in Crisis

The Ruth House Annual “Purses of Purpose” Ladies Tea will be held Saturday, March 29 from 9-12:30 p.m. at First Baptist Church of Eustis featuring a luncheon, designer purse auction, raffle and speaker.

For six years running, this event has been a major community fundraiser to support the Ruth House, a transitional shelter for women and children located in Umatilla, Fla. According to Ruth House Director, Rebecca Randall, this is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a designer purse at a good price as well as support a worthy cause. “If there is a woman in need, we are here to embrace her and help bring her to a place of wholeness,” says Randall.

Tickets for the event are $25 per guest. Participants may also register to be a table hostess and compete in the table decorating contests. Prizes will be given for the Most Elegant, Most Unique and All-Around Favorite table. Set-up begins 8:30 a.m. the day of the tea with judging at 10 a.m. and winners announced shortly after.

Event sponsorships are available with Bronze at $50, Silver $150 and Gold $250. To donate purses or other items contact: Jami Thompson at jamithompson1230@gmail.com

For more information or to register for the event contact  Hedie Wiens at: hedielee3@gmail.com

Established in 2006, The Ruth House is a transitional shelter for women and children in crisis who desire to overcome life wounds, addictions and addictive behaviors. Through a research based, systematic program including bible study, counseling, and connections with the community women learn how to live a healthy lifestyle, find employment and establish a permanent residence.