Purses with a Purpose

House of Lazarus (HOL), in partnership with Lisa Williams of Main Street Clothing Company of Winchester, hosted the first Purses with a Purpose event Friday, October 4 at the Joel Steele Community Centre in Winchester. Cityline’s Lynn Spence emceed the event, which included wine tasting with Stone Crop Acres Winery and Vineyard. With high-end purse donations from various businesses throughout the area, the event raised more than $8,500 for HOLs many outreach programs, including Operation Backpack, Heat for the Holidays, Linking Hands Drop-In Centres, and more.

THANK YOU ALSO TO (in no particular order): Liz’s Hair Design, Joy to Share Decorating, Cup of Jo’s, and to Daren Nurse, Antonella Holmes, Chuck Doran & the Co-operators, Winchester Foodland, Shirley Stewart, Marriner Design, Byers Funeral Home, Dr. G.E. Carlin, Royal Lepage’s Oldford Team, Jac’s Boutique, Watters Financial Group, Cassbridge Gift Shop, O’Farrell Financial, Amy Tibben, Breckyn Fowler, Barkley’s Shoes, Country Treasures (inside Winchester BMR), HealthGirl Studio, Heritage Spa, Planted Arrow, and the ladies from “31”!