2019 Power of the Purse - Thursday, May 9, 2019 at the Par-A-Dice Hotel, East Peoria.

2019 Power of the Purse – Thursday, May 9 at Par-A-Dice Hotel, East Peoria

From silent auctions for designer purses to great raffle prizes, more than 600 guests will have the opportunity to enjoy fashion and a fun night out for a great cause! Funds raised by previous Power of the Purse events have established endowed scholarships for low-income women in central Illinois and provided weekend snack packs for children in need.

Power of the Purse Mission

Inspire, enhance, and strengthen the lives of women and children by raising funds for education, financial stability and health.

2019 Title Sponsor

2019 Power of the Purse Title Sponsor: Howard & Howard Law for Business AND Lenny the Lawyer

2019 Underwriters

Thank You to Our 2019 Power of the Purse Underwriters! Illinois Mutual, Par-a-dice Hotel and Casino, and PNC Bank.

Michael Kors Level Sponsors

OSF HealthCare
WTC Investments

Coach Level Sponsors

Associated Bank
CEFCU
Church Women United – Illinois
Morgan Stanley
Teresa and Bernie Koch
RSM US LLP
Tana Utley

Vera Bradley Level Sponsors

BKD LLP
Cullinan Properties
Davis & Campbell LLC

Mission Level Sponsors

Bard Optical
Crowe LLP
Heartland Bank & Trust Co.
Soderstrom Skin Institute
Tri-Jen Inc.

In-Kind Donors

The 50’s Diner
Patti Bash
Blissful Images
blue boutique
Michelle Carrothers
Caterpillar Inc.
Dana Cicciarelli
Paula Cirone
The Cookery Inc
Cyd’s in the Park
Shelli Dankoff
Laurel Davis
Elevate Trampoline Park
Enercon Engineering, Inc.
Meg Fennel
Fired Up
Friar Tuck Beverage
Gordman’s
Inked Entertainment
JCPenney
Jeffrey Alans
Jill Wakefield Portraits
Sharon Kauzlarich
Lesley Matuszak
Mt. Hawley Bowl
Vic Murrie
Par-A-Dice Hotel Casino
Peoria Civic Center
Peoria PlayHouse Children’s Museum
Peoria Riverfront Museum
Peoria Symphony
Pink Sugar
Primitiques
Megan Ray
RC Outfitters
River City Construction
Julia Schilling
Soulside Healing Arts
Representative Ryan Spain
Reneé & Mark Spenny
Bev Sullivan
Target
Sheryl Tipton
Lisa Waight
Senator Chuck Weaver
Bill and Kathy Wuthrich
The Yard
Marty Yonker

2019 Power of the Purse Committee

Leonard Sachs, Honorary Chair
Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC
Libby Allison, OSF HealthCare
Patti Bash, Community Volunteer
Stacy Campbell, OSF HealthCare
Michelle Carrothers, OSF HealthCare
Paula Cirone, Community Volunteer
Shelli Dankoff, OSF HealthCare
Colleen DiGiallonardo, Heart of Illinois United Way
Christina Robinson, Community Volunteer
Lauri Shoemaker, Heart of Illinois United Way
Karen Stecher, Community Volunteer
Jenna Wiesner, PNC