Tickets on sale for Power of the Purse, designer purse auction to support Knox County mobile meals

Silent auction basket (Power of the Purse Knoxville)
Silent auction basket (Power of the Purse Knoxville)

KNOXVILLE (WATE) – Organizers with Power of the Purse said tickets are going fast for the Knox County Mobile Meals fundraiser, “The Power of the Purse.” The charity events helps raise money to feed more than 900 seniors in Knox County

The annual designer purse auction is 11:00 a.m. Thursday, September 22 at Rothchild Conference Center. The event includes a purse madness sale, lunch and silent auction.

Tickets are available for $40 for individuals or $300 for a table of eight. To reserve by credit card, call Covenant Senior Services at 865-541-4500; or go online at Knox County Office on Aging’s Office. Tickets are also available by check at the Mobile Meals office.

WATE 6 ON Your Side is a sponsor of the event and WATE 6 On Your Side Anchor Lori Tucker is master of ceremonies.

Last year’s event raised enough to provide 7,525 meals to seniors in the Knoxville-area.

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