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May 6, 2014 1:34 PM by Mike Gillaspia

Power of the Purse Benefiting Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas

CORPUS CHRISTI - The 2014 Power of the Purse fundraiser benefiting Girl Scouts of Greater South Texas will be held Thursday, May 8th at the Holiday Inn Downtown Marina.

Donated designer purses and other items - both for men and women -- will be auctioned off at the event. The money raised will help underprivileged girls participate in the Girl Scouts. The guest speaker will be Dr. Juliet Garcia, President of the University of Texas Brownsville, and special guests include Clarissa Serna, former contestant on "The Voice." Music will be provided by Latin Talk.

Tickets are $40 each and $75 for a pair. The event runs from 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM and includes heavy hors d'oeuvres.

For more information, contact Isabel Palacios at (361) 883-3611 or lpalacios@gsgst.org.


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