Tickets remain on sale for the annual “Bags, Replica” fundraiser for Children’s Alliance Center of Palo Pinto County.
This year’s event is April 6 at Genesys Aerosystems’ airplane hangar at One S-Tec way near Mineral Wells Municipal Airport. The doors open at 5:30 p.m., with the event from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Returning this year as guest emcee is WBAP-TV (Channel 8) news personality Marlee McCormick.
This fundraiser kicks off “Child Abuse Awareness Month” in April.
Tickets are currently on sale at CACPPC’s offices located at 204 S.E. 3rd Ave. Advance tickets are $40 per person, or $50 at the door. Tables that have been sponsored will be guaranteed reserved seating. All other (general admission) seating will be open and based on a first-come, first-serve basis.
One ticket to “Bags, Replica” includes 20 Bingo game cards for the ticket holder to play for the chance to win designer michael kors replica handbags which retail from at a minimum $200. Additional game cards will be sold at the event for those who want to increase their odds of winning a specific bag. There will be light snacks, water, Coke and Sprite served. A cash bar will also be available.
“We have enlarged our seating capacity, so come on and join the fun, while supporting a great cause,” said CACPPC Executive Director Linda Porter-Bradford.
Proceeds from ticket sales and sponsorships for this flagship event will help the CACPPC fulfill its mission: “Uniting collective efforts to prevent child abuse, reduce trauma of abuse, and protect children, while restoring the families of our community.”
Attendees will play games of Bingo for chances to win replica handbags from designers such as Dooney & Bourke, Brighton, Louis Vuitton, Kate Spade, Ralph Lauren, Tory Burch, Kenneth Cole, Vera Bradley and Michael Kors. The bags outlet are modeled along a runway by local and area law enforcement officers, fire fighters and first responders.
Title sponsor for this always popular event is Ken Williamson and First Financial Bank of Mineral Wells.