Purchase Your Tickets Now for The Salvation Army’s 11th Annual Purse Auction!
The Women’s Auxiliary has been volunteering and raising support for the ministries of The Salvation Army since the mid 1980’s. However, their most successful fundraising event to date is their annual Purse Auction. This year marks eleven years of hosting the Purse Auction, each year has been a sellout! The event has grown so large that the women have moved the event to The Chattanooga Convention Center located at 1150 Carter Street, just two blocks from where The Salvation Army first landed in Chattanooga 121 years ago. Doors for the Purse Auction will open at 11:00 am and the auction will begin at 11:30 am.
“The Purse Auction is a Chattanooga favorite and is a fun way for women to come together to learn more about The Salvation Army while bidding on purses filled with lots of goodies,” states Associate Area Commander, Major Teresa Newsome. “ The designer purses that will be auctioned have been filled with jewelry, gift certificates for trips, vacation packages, salon services, dinner, local excursions, summer camps for children, golf packages and a whole lot more!“
Tickets for this year’s auction are $40 for individual tickets and $320 for a table of eight guests. Tickets are on sale now through Sunday, September 21. They can be obtained by calling 423-756-1023 by Friday, September 19, or online here.
For more information contact Major Teresa Newsome at 423-756-1023.