Horizons Savannah to Host First Annual "Grab a Bag for Kids" Fundraiser

Horizons Savannah will host the 1st Annual "Grab a Bag for Kids" lunch & auction Sept. 18 at Vic’s on the River in historic Savannah, where 150 guests will bid on gently used designer handbags & totes. All proceeds will benefit Horizons students.
Horizons Savannah to Hold "Grab a Bag for Kids" Charity Luncheon & Purse Auction
Horizons Savannah to Hold "Grab a Bag for Kids" Charity Luncheon & Purse Auction
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SAVANNAH, Ga. - Aug. 20, 2013 - PRLog -- (SAVANNAH, GA)Horizons Savannah (http://horizonssavannah.org/) is excited to announce the First Annual "Grab a Bag for Kids" charity luncheon and purse auction on September 18, from 11:45 am to 1 pm at Vic’s on the River in historic downtown Savannah. All proceeds will benefit Horizons students. http://horizonssavannah.org/events.html

People are already talking about this fun, unique event new to Savannah’s social calendar, which will bring together guests from all walks of life to bid on over 100 gently used designer handbags, clutches, evening bags, totes, beach bags and other carryalls. After the silent auction, guests will enjoy a beautiful, seated luncheon in Vic’s on the River’s elegant private dining room overlooking the Savannah River. http://www.vicsontheriver.com/

During the luncheon, WTOC’s renowned anchor, Dawn Baker, will emcee a live auction of several brand-new handbags as well as a copy of her memoir, Dawn’s Daughter (http://www.dawnbakeronline.com/the-book). And Jessica Kelly, owner of the delightful City Market accessories store Twinkle Time (https://www.facebook.com/twinkletimecitymarket), will be on hand with a preview of fall’s to-die-for leather handbags, plus one new bag that Ms. Baker will auction live!

Horizons Savannah executive director Christy Edwards says, “Proceeds from this auction will benefit our growing program that reaches so many wonderful, deserving children in our community. So come out and enjoy a delicious lunch, good company and pick up a bargain or two!”

Horizons Savannah board member Katherine Oxnard Ellis says, “I’ve seen the fabulous bags donated by generous Savannahians, so I can’t wait to start bidding on them! This is a unique event, never before seen in our area, and I know Savannah’s style-conscious and thrifty ladies will really enjoy the bargains to be had at our luncheon. And knowing that every penny spent at the silent and live auctions will help underprivileged kids have an amazing summer enrichment experience? Priceless!"

Tickets are $25 and include a seated luncheon at Vic’s on the River on September 18, 2013, from 11:45 am to 1 pm. To buy tickets for this wonderful event, please visit the Horizons Savannah website at (http://horizonssavannah.org/events.html) http://horizonssavannah.org/events.html. Only 150 tickets are available and they are selling quickly, so get yours today!

About Horizons Savannah

Recognized as one of America’s best summer learning programs, Horizons Savannah (http://horizonssavannah.org/) at Savannah Country Day School (http://www.savcds.org/) and Bethesda Academy (http://www.bethesdaacademy.org/) welcomes about 150 low-income, public elementary and middle school students each summer to a six-week summer enrichment program that helps prevent “summer slide”: the loss-of-learning that occurs during the summer. By providing a safe and nurturing environment, recreational and cultural activities, nutritious meals and snacks, caring professional teachers and creative, challenging instruction, we unlock a student’s potential to achieve. During the program, students gain an average of three months’ growth in reading and four months’ growth in math. For more information, please contact Horizons Savannah Executive Director Christy Edwards at 912-961-8854 or info@horizonssavannah.org.  You can also visit our website at http://horizonssavannah.org/, check out our Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100001674525185) page and follow us on Twitter @horizonssav.
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