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Purses Plus event to benefit Kinship Partners

Purses Plus event to benefit Kinship Partners

The seventh annual Purses Plus, a women’s luncheon and purse auction to benefit Kinship Partners, is set for April 12 in the Gull Lake Center at Grand View Lodge.

This spring luncheon for women and girls includes a silent and live auction consisting of purses, fashion accessories, gift certificates, jewelry and more. In addition, some of the purses will have a special surprise gift inside.

Purse viewing and the silent auction will begin at 11:30 a.m. with lunch served at noon.

Tickets for this event for women and girls are $30 for adults and $15 for girls age 12 and younger. Tickets must be purchased in advance by calling the Brainerd Kinship office at 454-8017 or online at

All money raised at the event benefits the youth mentoring programs of Kinship Partners.

Kinship Partners has provided positive role models and guidance to young people in Crow Wing County, southern Cass County and the Staples/Motley area since 1986. More than 200 area children are ‘matched’ with an adult mentor and 38 more are waiting for a mentor.

Kinship Partners has offices in Brainerd, Pequot Lakes, Crosby and Staples.

For more information about Kinship’s programs, call Kinship Partners at 829-4606, or go to

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