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The 2012 Women of Achievement Awards and Purse Auction


The 2012 Women of Achievement Awards and Purse Auction will be an evening soiree held Thursday, November 29, 2012 from 6 pm to 8 pm at the Performing Arts Center Discovery Theater. "This event celebrates the achievements and community dedication of ten extraordinary women. In its 23rd year, it now represents an Academy of 220 women who have shaped and continue to shape our community." said YWCA Alaska CEO, Hilary Morgan.

YWCA  Alaska is seeking donations of gently used or new handbags, which can be dropped off until October 31 at select businesses who will donate 20% off an item or service for each handbag received. For the list of participating businesses, see  <http://www.ywcaak.org/> www.ywcaak.org. YWCA Alaska will continue to accept donations until Friday, November 9. The Purse Auction benefits YWCA Alaska and its mission to empower women and eliminate racism.

 Tickets are available through the YWCA; $65 for General Admission entry at 6 pm or $200 for VIP entry at 5:15 pm and a champagne reception with a complimentary swag bag. This year's event will have a hosted bar and hors d'oeuvres.  To inquire about sponsorship opportunities please contact Eryn Kahler at 644-9600 or  <mailto:ekahler@ywcaak.org> ekahler@ywcaak.org.
Purchase tickets through CenterTix starting November 1.

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