The Power of the Purse

The Fourth annual Power of the Purse is set for April 21, 2017 at Dearth Community Center. The event will feature 30+ purses to raffle and raffle tickets will go on sale at the event beginning at 5:00 P.M. Programming for the evening will feature a keynote by Kathy Rogers of KB Search team. THe evening will feature "Wine Glass Confessions", great food and cocktails. Tickets to the event are $35, corporate tables of 10 available for $300.

The event was born to raise awareness for the work of the Branch County United Way (BCUW) in helping children embrace to learning at an early age. Through the Dolly Parton Imagination Library, BCUW provides free books to children from birth to age 5. Last years event raised over $10,000 to help provide books to children birth to five to foster reading in the home.

The event will again honor two women in our community for their accomplishments- a Woman of the Year in Business and a Woman of the Year in Service. This year's honorees will be announced shortly.

The evening of the event will also bring an opportunity to purchase raffle tickets for a chance to win the purse of your choice from over 30 purses donated. Purses are all valued at $150 or more, and all purses will be given away at the event.


“We are sorry- this event is sold out.  Please contact the United Way office at 517-279-7129
if you would like to be put on the “next available” list in case other tickets become available.