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The Power of the Purse

Women’s Giving Circle of Millersville hosts fifth annual event.

On Wednesday, April 15, the Women’s Giving Circle of Millersville University will host its fifth annual “Power of the Purse” fundraising event in the Ford Atrium, McComsey Hall from 5 – 7 p.m.

The “Power of Five” panel of speakers that will headline the event features Millersville University professor Dr. Sepi Yalda; WGAL broadcaster Christine Ferreira,’04; and alumni Jerri Anne Johnson,’76, ’87M;  Anne Harach, ’12, ’14M and Anne Jackson, ’78.

At this year’s event, designer purses will be auctioned off to benefit the Women’s Giving Circle, which distributes scholarships to female students annually for their accomplishments and good academic standing.

Attendees are also encouraged to bring gently used purses to the event, which will be given to the Milagro House, a Lancaster-based organization that provides shelter and education to homeless mothers and their children.

To register for the Power of the Purse event online, click here. For more information, contact Carol Reichler in special events at 717-871-5926.

Established in 2010, the Women’s Giving Circle of Millersville University strives to inspire, educate and empower women, alumni, students and staff to make a positive impact and to continue a tradition of philanthropy and leadership.


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