2018 Power of the Purse+

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You may call United Way at 319-338-7823 to register or just join us on Thursday, October 25th at Terry Trueblood Park Lodge from 5:00 - 7:00 pm.  You don't want to miss this event!

Please join us for the 2018 United Way Power of the Purse+


The United Way Women’s Leadership Circle announces the 9th “Power of the Purse+” silent auction event.


The event will be held on Thursday, October 25, from 5:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at the Park Lodge at Terry Trueblood Recreation Area in Iowa City.
The event begins at 5:00 p.m. with hors d’oeuvres and drinks. Silent auction tables filled with new, gently used, vintage, celebrity and unusual purses will be available throughout the evening.  Once again, we are featuring "Party Row"!  Grab a friend and don't miss this great event!
The Power of the Purse Raffle details coming soon!
Sponsoring the event are University of Iowa Community Credit Union, Fresh Food Concepts and Skogman Realty.

Tickets for the event are $35. Registration is open now using the "Register Now" button.  Space is limited to 170 guests so register early!


"Party Row" - Back this year at Power of the Purse!


Getting in the Holiday Spirit:  
Creating a Special Centerpiece

Maya and Sonja at Every Blooming Thing invite you to learn to make a holiday centerpiece and to take your creation home with you.  We will start the afternoon with champagne and treats.  Every Blooming Thing will provide all the materials you need but if you have something special at home you would like to include in your centerpiece, bring it along.  In addition to coaching you in creating your centerpiece, Maya and Sonja will help you learn what to look for in your own backyard to help create the perfect holiday centerpiece.  

Sunday, December 2, 2018 from 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.
Maximum participant 12 tickets available at $50 each

Graze Party

Join Evan Harman, Head Chef, and Logan, Bartender, for the Ultimate Grazing Experience at where else?  Graze!  You will be welcomed with a glass of champagne.  Feast on small plates of house specialties and more, including dishes created just for you!  Come enjoy everything from their famous Chicken Lips to seasonal seafood paired with their legendary martinis and wine.
Hosted by Graze, in downtown Iowa City
Tuesday, January 22, 2019 at 5:30 p.m.
Maximum 8 guests at $100 each. 


Ooh la la!   SOLD OUT!

Ooh la la!  It is French country dining featuring a Cassoulet made with pork, duck, lamb and sausages surrounded by other delightful French courses and paired with wines and other libations.  Join us for an evening of food and fun!   
Hosted by Carla Durkee, Allison Hall, Phoebe Martin, Louise Rauh, and Mary Westbrook at Carla and Mike Durkee’s home.
Saturday, February 2, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.
Maximum 8 guests at $75 each.

Foods of Love!

Celebrate Valentine’s Day a little early with the Foods of Love!  Bring the Love of Your Life or your Best Friends Forever for small plate after small plate of the foods (paired with wine and cocktails) associated with love.  This cocktail style dinner will be a festive evening filled with food and fun.  

Hosted by Carla Durkee, Allison Hall, Phoebe Martin, Louise Rauh, and Mary Westbrook.  Location will be provided to ticket purchasers.
Saturday, February 9, 2019 at 6:30 p.m.
Maximum 10 guests at $75 each.


October 25th, 2018 5:00 PM   through   7:00 PM
Terry Trueblood Recreation Area Park Lodge
579 McCollister Blvd
Iowa City, IA 52240
United States
Register to attend
Power of the Purse Registration $ 35.00

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