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Purses with Purpose Charity Event

Purses with Purpose LogoThe 2017 “Purses with Purpose Charity Event” hosted by the GFWC North Myrtle Beach Woman’s Club will be held on Wednesday, April 19, 6:00 PM in the Nautilus Ballroom at Marina Inn Grande Dunes in Myrtle Beach. Martin Heat and Air will be returning as the 2017 Title Sponsor.

In its fifth year, ladies attending will enjoy a delicious dinner buffet, music, and a very entertaining live auction with handsome local male models showcasing designer purses contributed by celebrities, local women of distinction, and organizations.

A large silent auction offers gift baskets chocked full of gift certificates for services and restaurants, cosmetics, jewelry, spa treatments, weekend getaways, and other niceties. Bidding for the silent auction will be conducted by your cell phone! How fun will that be! So bring your cell phone to bid on our awesome auction items! Remember Husbands Optional…Credit Cards and Cell Phones Mandatory!

The live auction is the main event and promises not to disappoint! A fine selection of handsome male models (Check out our 2016 models!) will showcase gorgeous designer handbags and purses donated by celebrities and local professionals. The models prance and dance to win the highest bid for their purse from some very competitive lady bidders.

Tickets are $60 per person this year and are available at the North Myrtle Beach Chamber of Commerce. You may also purchase tickets online at Purchase early as there are a limited number of tickets available due to heavy sponsorship participation. (Take a peek at last year’s event.)

NMBWC Logo“Purses with Purpose Charity Event” is the club’s number one fundraiser and allows the club to support charitable organizations with a focus on supporting women, children & youth, seniors, and those in need. Please check out the Contributions page to view recent contributions.

Last year the club raised $28,000 just in sponsorships. Sponsorships defray event expenses and allow the club to contribute more to charities. If  you would like more information about being a sponsor, or a purse contributor, or donate an auction item, please email Jeri at or call her at 843-450-4001.