3rd Annual Power of the Purse to Benefit My Sister's Place

Annual Power of the Purse to Benefit My Sister's Place

Join our Erin Lyons at the panoramic Rooftop Terrace to help raise funds for MSP during Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

Wednesday, October 10, 2012
6:00pm – 9:00pm
Washington DC

Join DC leaders and style makers in honor of Domestic Violence Awareness Month at My Sister’s Place 3rd Annual Power of the Purse event, featuring a silent auction of high-end bags and luxury accessories and a raffle for a diamond Movado watch generously donated by Pulitzer-prize wining jazz composer Wynton Marsalis. Celebrate the indomitable spirit of women and children at this event where luxury is used for good.

3rd Annual Power of the Purse to Benefit My Sister's Place

Enjoy the wine and palate teasers provided by some of DC‘s finest restaurants and the spectacular rooftop view at the base of the Capitol. Attendees will include NBC News anchors Doreen Gentzler and Leon Harris, ABC News anchor Maureen Bunyan, US House of Representatives DC delegate Eleanor Holmes Norton, and  DC Councilmember Phil Mendelson.

Annual Power of the Purse to Benefit My Sister's Place

Honorary Host Committee.

The Honorable Eleanor Holmes Norton
United States House of Representatives (D-DC)

The Honorable Phil Mendelson
Council of the District of Columbia (D-Chairman)

Ms. Maureen Bunyan
Anchor, ABC News

Ms. Christine Brooks-Cropper
The Greater Washington Fashion Chamber of Commerce

Ms. Doreen Gentzler
Anchor, NBC News

Mr. Leon Harris
Anchor, ABC News

Ms. Wendy Thompson-Marquez
EVS Communications

Ms. Y. Maria Welch
Respira Medical, Inc

Annual Power of the Purse to Benefit My Sister's Place

$100 each

a handbag or other luxury accessory valued at $250 or more for 2 tickets for admission to the event.

Annual Power of the Purse to Benefit My Sister's Place

About My Sister’s Place
My Sister’s Place (MSP) is part of an interactive community committed to eradicating domestic violence. They provide safe and confidential emergency shelter and transitional-to-permanent housing to battered women and their children. MSP also provides supportive programs, counseling, education, and advocacy to all survivors of domestic violence. The goal is to empower survivors to take control of their own lives.

Erin Lyons

About Erin Lyons
A native Washingtonian, Erin left her hometown at 18 years old to seek out adventures across the globe. After earning a B.A. from the University of Chicago and an M.A. from the Monterey Institute, as well as living in Paris, Rome, Chicago, California, and New York, Erin returned to her native city in 2009 to set up her own translation business. A trilingual fashionista and entrepreneur, Erin also produces multilingual Web and social media content for fashion, accessories, and cosmetic lines.

When not totally consumed by her hectic day job, Erin lives her life to the fullest as an oenophile, audiophile, art-lover, and marathoner. A business-savvy dreamer with a heart, Erin also volunteers for the Georgetown BID and The Studio Theatre, as well as with other DC charity organizations.

Rooftop Terrace

Rooftop Terrace
9th Floor
101 Constitution Avenue, NW
Washington, DC 20001

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