Jan 28 – “It’s in the bag” Designer Purse Fundraiser

The event sold out last year so get your tickets early, according to Chris Hebard-Summers, co-chair of the event. “The light hearted fun is something everyone enjoyed,” said Hebard-Summers. “There are chances to win table games as well as purses. Best of all, it is for a good cause.”

What: 3rd Annual Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin “It’s in the Bag – the Ultimate Girl’s Night Out.”

Save the Date: Thursday, January 28, 2016

Time: 6 to 8:30 PM

Where: Blue Goose Event Center, located at 3550 Taylor Rd. in Loomis.

Tickets: $30 (Get your tickets by contacting  a Soroptimist member, or calling Hebard Insurance & Tax at 916-652-0404 and dropping by the office at 3837 Taylor Rd, Loomis.)

What’s Included: Tickets include dinner, water, table games and door prizes. Alcohol and purse raffle tickets will be sold separately. Donated designer purses will be on display and attendees can deposit tickets next to the purses that they’d most like a chance to win.

Why: SI DSC07329Loomis Basin supports education projects that benefit women and girls. The club provides grants to teachers, a high school scholarship and the Live Your Dream Award to help women going back to school to support their families. In addition, the Loomis club has identified an unmet need and will be coordinating a new program with Koinonia Foster Homes/Group Home for girls in 2016. The Dream It Be It project targets girls in secondary school who face obstacles to their future success. The new project will provide professional role models, career education and the resources to the girls to help them live their dreams.

Sponsorship Information: Sponsorship opportunities are available to support SI education projects. The Platinum sponsor contribution of $1500 enables companies to be recognized on all event materials as well as enjoy a table for eight with two boChris Hebard announces Soroptist designer purse fundraiser Jan 28 DSC07406ttles of wine and table service at the event. Gold level sponsors receive logo recognition on event materials for $1000. Table sponsors benefit from a reserved table with two bottles of wine for $500. Swag Bag sponsors may provide 250 items by January 15 for inclusion in the attendees’ gift bags.

Learn more about the club: join SI Loomis Basin for weekly club meetings at the Train Depot at Taylor Rd. and Horseshoe Bar Rd. in Loomis. First and third Wednesday meetings are held at 5:30 PM, and second and fourth Wednesday meetings are held at 8 AM. Learn more at www.soroptimistloomis.com and find Soroptimist Loomis Basin on Facebook.
Soroptimist (soroptimist.org) is an international volunteer service organization for business, professional and retired women who work to improve the lives of women and girls, in local communities and throughout the world. Soroptimist International of Loomis Basin (www.soroptimistloomis.com) is a 501(c)(3) organization.