6th Annual Purses with a Purpose Returns to Dallas

For over 40 years, Transformance,  (formerly Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Greater Dallas), has been providing free, confidential counseling in-person or by phone in the Greater Dallas area.  They have one of the most robust offerings of financial capability, with more than 40 topics available in-person or via live webinar.  Their counselors are available to pull and review credit reports and provide life events counseling that may affect financial health.   To keep helping and supporting women and families in need, Transformance has hosted an annual Purses with a Purpose Luncheon for the last 5 years.  purses with a purposeThe Purses with a Purpose Luncheon is a designer handbag auction that benefits financial educational and counseling to women, their families and outreach organizations. Event proceeds underwrite community outreach and financial education classes provided to low-to-moderate income families, especially those headed by women.

This year’s keynote speaker is Carmen Rita Wong.  She is the author of The Real Cost of Living, journalist, personal finance contributor on MSNBC, CNN, The View, assistant professor at NYU Polytech and co-founder of Financial Planning Firm. Deborah Ferguson, KXAS NBC 5’s morning anchor is the celebrity emcee. The Event Co-Chairs are Pat Galas and Liz Galas Hunter and the Honorary Co-Chairs are Susan and John Cuellar.

If you love designer fashion this is a great event to support.  Not only will you have a great time, but you may walk out with a great purse too!  Plus you leave knowing that you’ve supported other women in a local community become stronger and more confident in their and their family’s financial future.  Spread the word with your friends, family and in your local North Texas communities, you may know someone who would like tickets or who would like to do a sponsorship.

The 2015 Purses with a Purpose event will take place:

on Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at 11:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
at Frontiers of Flight Museum, 6911 Lemmon Avenue at University Drive (Dallas Love Field)

Individual tickets are $100 and tables are available for $1,250. Sponsorships range from $2,500 to $20,000.
For ticket information, contact Sharon King at (214) 540-6813 or sking@cccs.net.

This is a post sponsored by Transformance.

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