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Fort Myers Chamber's Women in Business program presents 'Purses for a Purpose' event Nov. 1

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FORT MYERS, Fla. - EntSun -- The Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce's Women in Business Committee is hosting its "Purses for a Purpose" event on Wednesday, Nov. 1 from 4 to 6 p.m. at the Langford Kingston Home, located at 2500 First St. in downtown Fort Myers.

During the event, attendees can place bids on new or gently used designer purses silent-auction style. All funds raised will go toward the Women in Business Scholarship Fund, which provides scholarships annually to non-traditional students at Florida Gulf Coast University, Florida SouthWestern State College and local technical colleges. These funds also support gap funding for industry certifications to assist with local workforce development efforts.

Women in Business is collecting donations of new or gently used designer purses for the event through Monday, Oct. 30. Those interested in making a donation can drop off handbags Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Chamber's office, located at 1520 Lee St. #101; Dress for Success SW Florida, located at 12995 S. Cleveland Ave. in Fort Myers; or SeeMore.Solar, located at 901 S.E. 13th Place in Cape Coral.

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The event's host sponsor is Uncommon Friends Foundation. Bubbly Bee and Headpinz Entertainment Center will be the beverage sponsors and Chicken Salad Chick will provide food.

The Women in Business program is $10 for Chamber members and $20 for future members. Attendees can register at FortMyers.org or call 239-332-2930.

About the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce:
Serving Lee County and surrounding areas since 1989, the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, Inc. is a business organization that provides solutions and serves as a catalyst for growing the economy. The Chamber represents nearly 750 professionals and businesses throughout Southwest Florida, empowering, connecting and uniting members through meaningful networking, educational and community- and business-focused programs and events. For additional information regarding membership opportunities or events, please call 239-332-2930 or visit www.fortmyers.org. For the latest news and updates, follow the Chamber on Facebook at www.facebook.com/gfmcc.

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About Women in Business:

Part of the Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce, the Women in Business committee is dedicated to helping women achieve their fullest professional and personal potential. A variety of networking and educational programs are offered throughout the year, typically the first Wednesday of every month from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.

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Source: Greater Fort Myers Chamber of Commerce
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