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Power of the Purse 2019

The 2019 Power of the Purse fundraiser hosted by the MRMC Foundation will be held Thursday, April 25 and is guaranteed to be a “Whole Llama Fun”! This marks the eighth year for this philanthropic girls’ night out in which all funds raised will go towards the purchase of Instrument Flight Recognition (GPS) capabilities for life flight under certain weather conditions and an upgraded infant security system for the Matagorda Regional Medical Center.

The MRMC Foundation would like to extend an invitation to anyone looking to enjoy a night out with friends leaving all your “probllamas” behind! A vibrant array of color, cacti, pom poms, and sassy llamas will help transport the Bay City Civic Center into a Bohemian chic affair.

Donations of new and gently used purses, jewelry, and men’s accessories are being accepted for both the silent and live auctions now up to the week of the event. This is the second year that jewelry and men’s accessories will be included in the silent auction giving attendees even more options to bid on. Keep track of your bids and you just might head home with a brand new Michael Kors handbag for you, a set of Kendra Scott earrings for your best gal pal, and a nice leather wallet for the man in your life!

Not only could you place the winning bids on items such as the ones previously mentioned, but most importantly you would be placing a valuable contribution towards the quality of healthcare offered in your community.

Tickets are on sale now starting at $30 each. Also, corporate tables will be available at $400 per table of 8 reserved seats. Click here to buy tickets or reserve tables. All tickets include a variety of hors d’oeuvres, desserts, beverages and spirits. Succulent appetizers inspired by the Southwest along with our event’s signature cocktails will be enough to make you not want to miss out!

We hope you can join us for this one-of-a-kind night out in Bay City where you are sure to have a wonderful time posting pictures taken with your friends in our llama-themed photo booth, sipping a tasty beverage, sampling delicious hors d’oeuvres, and bidding on designer purses, jewelry, and men’s accessories. All of this, while knowing that you are directly contributing to the health and well-being of the community we live in. How could you pass it up?

To purchase tickets, click here or contact Tiffany Foltyn – Executive Director of the MRMC Foundation – at (979) 241-5534 or stop by the Foundation office located at 1833 7th Street in downtown Bay City.

The Matagorda Regional Medical Center Foundation was established in 2004 to support the hospital as a stand-alone, not-for-profit organization. The Foundation is a 501c3 organization, and contributions are tax-deductible. The foundation is the fundraising arm for the Matagorda Regional Medical Center. Its mission is to build community relationships and obtain funding to support MRMC in delivering quality and compassionate healthcare.

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