mission statement

purses with a purpose

Grand Forks, ND


Too many purses?  Never!

Unwind with us at a Purses With A Purpose; it’s a great night out with friends!

6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Individual: $25

Table of 8: $160 ($40 savings)

For ticket information call 1-800-437-4399 or visit the Grand Forks Girl Scout Office at 2525 Demers Ave.

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Event Photos

Event features

  • All new this year: Plated Dinner!
  • Live Auction and Entertainment
    Featuring Larsen & Larsen Auction Co.
  • Designer Purses Paired with
    30-50 Silent Auction Packages
  • “Go-Green” (gently used) Purses for Purchase
  • Wine Tasting

  • Chicken Saute’ in Wine Sauce
  • Rice Pilaf and Garlic Mashed Potatoes
  • Vegetable Medley
  • Tossed Salad
  • Dinner Roll
6:00 PM Social Hour
Silent Auction Viewing
6:45 PM First Silent Auction Closing
Pink Section
6:50 PM Second Silent Auction Closing
Green Section
6:55 PM Last Silent Auction Closing
Black Section
7:00 PM Plated Dinner
7:20 PM Heads or Tails
7:35 PM Live Auction
7:55 PM Fund-A-Mission
8:20 PM Live Auction Continues
8:40 PM Acknowledgements and
Check-Out Instructions


Live Auction Packages

Live Auction and Entertainment featuring Larsen & Larsen Auction Co.

Name of Package Fair Market Value  Description
Center of Attention Priceless Opportunity to Upgrade your Table Including: Wine, Spirits, Treats, Extra Desserts and More
Sweet Girl Scout $70 Variety of Girl Scout CookiesVariety of Girl Scout Treats
Rejuvenate $423 Gift Certificate for 1-Hour of Cleaning at Merry Maids, Bottle of Wine
ChiroRx Chiropractic and Wellness Package Including: $150 Gift Certificate for New Patient Session, Biofreeze, Mug, Hand Massager, Muscle Relaxer Salts and Ice Pack
Brown Handbag from True Colors
Pearl Necklace and Earring Set from River City Jewelers
Now Showing $300 2 Tickets to the Musical “The Addam’s Family” at the Chester Fritz Auditorium Gift Certificate for 1-Night Stay at Grand Forks Ramada Bottle of Wine
$25 Gift Certificate to Toasted Frog
Nicole Handbag
Chilled Wine $240 Wine Refrigerator
4 Bottles of Wine and 4 Wine Glasses
Wine Tote
Vikings $230 Minnesota Vikings Package Including: Minnesota Vikings Cap Signed by Former Vikings Linebacker Ben Leber, Lanyard and 6-Pack Cooler
Vikings NFL Game Day Purse and Specialty Beer
New Look for You $635 $500 Granite-Countertop Gift Certificate to Hatton Granite
Trendy Mango Handbag
Gift Certificate for 1-Hour Cleaning at Merry Maids
Kittson Style $80 Kittson & 3rd Package Including: Trendy Purse, Scarf and $10 Gift Certificate
Get Your GardenGrowing $150 Tim Shea’s Nursery and Landscaping Packing Including: Garden Art and Supplies


Silent Auction Packages

Name of Package Fair Market  Value Description
Winning Weekend $365 Grand Falls Casino Resort Package Including: Weekend 1-Night Stay, 1-Hour Massage Service and Lunch for 2 at Robert’s Buffet
Silver Hobo Handbag
Family Reunion $400 Girl Scouts’ TDAF Lodge in Aberdeen, SD Including: 2-Nights’ Stay, S’mores Kit and Thanks-A-Lot Girl Scout Cookies, 31 Bags Thermal Tote
Girl Scout Salute $130 Variety Case of Girl Scout Cookies
Girl Scout Patch Tote Handmade by Donnie Riedel
Girl Scout Logo Item
Golf Pro $144 Ground Round Package Including: Appetizer, 2 Entrees and Dessert  Purple Countess Power Bilt #3 Driver with Sock Cover
Black Tote
Out on the Town $160 4 Tickets to the Musical “The Spitfire Grill” at Empire Arts Center                          Black Tommy Hilfiger Tote
Ready, Set, Summer $123 East Side Beach Package Including: 30-Day Unlimited Tanning Pass, Eye Goggles, 5 Sampler Lotions and Ink Pen
Classic Image Beauty Salon Package Including: Flamingo Zipper Bag, 3 Nail Polishes and Set of Flip Flops
Red Summer Straw Tote
Night Life $115 $25 Gift Certificate to Joe Black’s
Trendy Grey Handbag
$20 Gift Card to The Loft
Cookies and Coffee for a Year $120 1 lb. Special Blend Starbuck’s Coffee
Variety Case of Girl Scout Cookies
31 Bags Retro Metro Crossbody Purse
Starbuck’s Coffee Mug
Blue Ribbon Winner $115 2 Tickets to North Dakota State Fair
$10 Gift Card to S & T Quickstop in Thompson
31 Bags Medium Tote
$30 Gift Card to Jiffy Lube
Movie Night $95 4 Movie Tickets to River Cinema 15
Trendy Cloth Backpack
(5)$5 Gift Certificates to Cherry Berry
Say “Cheese!” $164 Complimentary Family Session Fee and 8×10 Portrait at Caufield Studio Family Frame
Spring Tote and Tablet Tote
Sunday Brunch $114 2 Brunch Gift Certificates to Eagle’s Crest Grill                                                                      Grey Nine West Handbag
Girls, Girls, Girls $60 Package Includes: Pink Lap Desk, 2 Bead Kits, Pencil Case, Trendy Pink Alarm Clock and Girl Scout Tote
Girl on the Go $76 Lunch Gift Certificate to Blue Moose Bar & Grill                                                                    $20 Gift Certificate to Bonzer’s Sandwich Pub
Black Ultimate Work Tote
Strike $90 18-Game Punch Card to Liberty Lanes and Lounge                                                           Specialty Beer
Royal Blue Handbag
Widman’s Coffee Break $100 1 lb. of Widman’s Chippers, Specialty Coffee
Coffee Mug
Chaps by Ralph Lauren Handbag
Saturday Morning $121 (2) $5 Gift Certificates to Cherry Berry
Specialty Coffee
Coffee Mug
Beige Backpack Purse
(2) $5 Gift Certificates to Perkins
Family Photo $236 Family Session and $50 Print Credit at Brian’s Photography 5 Food Baskets Gift Certificates to Culver’s of Grand Forks
Family Frame
31 Bags Cindy Tote
Senior Session $322 Senior Session and $75 Portrait Credit at Aspen StudioPhoto Frame
Hollister Tote
Drama $100 2 Gift Certificates for 2 Adult Tickets to “Last Boys of Fall” at Fire Hall Theatre
Nicole Crossbody Tote
$20 Gift Card to The Loft
Healthy Family $100 1-Month Family Membership to YMCA of Grand Forks Sports Water Bottle
Gym Tote
Game Night $85 4 Gift Certificates for 4 Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Tickets                                      Red Crossbody Handbag
On the Go $115 $10 Gift Card to S & T Quickstop in Thompson5 Food Basket Gift Certificates to Culver’s of Grand Forks
Crossbody Messenger Bag
Valley Dairy/Valley Car Wash Gift Certificates
Fixer Upper $325 1-Day Rental for Large Equipment at Bobcat of Grand Forks $150 Gift Certificate for New Patient Session at ChiroRx Chiropractic and Wellness Toolbox
Mother’s Day $100 Velata Items, Trendy Purse, (2) $5 Gift Certificates to Perkins                                   $50 Gift Certificate to Origami Owl with Consultant Donna Bonderud



All auction packages subject to change.