Recent News – Purses for Protection Fundraiser!

A fundraiser to benefit the local YWCA Safe House thru Sawyer Jewelers and Zonta Club of Fenton, Michigan.
Join us over the next few weeks as we prepare for our 2nd Annual Purses for Protection Event!
Happening now is the collection of your Designer Brand purses that you don’t use any longer or are willing to donate to our cause. We have secure drop off locations listed for your convenience. All donations are tax deductible thru Sawyer Jewelers “Gem Charities Inc.” 501c(3). You can also donate toiletries for the Safe House. 

We will bring these donated new and gently used designer brand purses to Sawyer Jewelers for the In-store Event on April 11, 2017 from 6-8pm. Here you will have the opportunity to Bid on all the purses in a silent auction style, raffle ticket style, and just plain have the opportunity to outright win one!

This year we will host a Wine & Beer tasting from the Fenton Winery and Brewery in Fenton. Bring your girlfriends, it’s only a couple of hours and help support this amazing cause. We hope you have never experienced any type of abuse but please remember it’s right here in our own back yard and no one deserves to live in fear.

Additional Information about the evening:
Zonta Club of Fenton will be in attendance to talk about their programs, especially information on Teen Dating violence in our area.
There will be “survivors” attending, come say hi and lets lift them up together.
There will be lots of raffle give-a-ways from local businesses that have generously donated.

Tickets are only $5 in advance and $10 at the door.

PLEASE SPREAD THE WORD AND INVITE YOUR FRIENDS!! See you soon – Mary Ann B & Denise K.

 

Zonta Day

The Zonta Club of Fenton just celebrated 22yrs as a Club, September 30th is “Zonta Day” in Fenton. On September 29th the Club had a Rally / Vigil to recognize victims of Domestic Violence & Human Trafficking. 639 Orange and Purple Flags (Domestic Violence colors) and Blue Flags (Human Trafficking color) represented the number of reported cases of Domestic Violence in Genesee County from Jan. 2014 to Sept. 2015. Representatives from the YWCA Safe House, Restoration Place and Pastor Marc Burnett from The Potters Wheel Church were present to present the program, It was a very moving event.

JANE M. KLAUSMAN WOMEN IN BUSINESS SCHOLARSHIP 
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