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!

March 25, 2014
6:00 PM-9:00 PM

Tickets must be purchased in advance! 
Deadline is March 14, 2014. 

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 

Center of Attention


Opportunity to Upgrade your Table Including: Wine, Spirits, Treats, Extra Desserts and More
Sweet Girl Scout


Variety of Girl Scout CookiesVariety of Girl Scout Treats



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


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


Wine Refrigerator
4 Bottles of Wine and 4 Wine Glasses
Wine Tote  



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


$500 Granite-Countertop Gift Certificate to Hatton Granite
Trendy Mango Handbag
Gift Certificate for 1-Hour Cleaning at Merry Maids

Kittson Style


Kittson & 3rd Package Including: Trendy Purse, Scarf and $10 Gift Certificate

Get Your GardenGrowing


Tim Shea’s Nursery and Landscaping Packing Including: Garden Art and Supplies


Silent Auction Packages

Name of Package

Fair Market  Value

Winning Weekend


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


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


Variety Case of Girl Scout Cookies
Girl Scout Patch Tote Handmade by Donnie Riedel
Girl Scout Logo Item

Golf Pro


Ground Round Package Including: Appetizer, 2 Entrees and Dessert  Purple Countess Power Bilt #3 Driver with Sock Cover
Black Tote

Out on the Town


4 Tickets to the Musical “The Spitfire Grill” at Empire Arts Center                          Black Tommy Hilfiger Tote

Ready, Set, Summer


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


$25 Gift Certificate to Joe Black’s
Trendy Grey Handbag
$20 Gift Card to The Loft

Cookies and Coffee for a Year


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


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


4 Movie Tickets to River Cinema 15
Trendy Cloth Backpack 
(5)$5 Gift Certificates to Cherry Berry

Say “Cheese!”


Complimentary Family Session Fee and 8×10 Portrait at Caufield Studio Family Frame
Spring Tote and Tablet Tote

Sunday Brunch


2 Brunch Gift Certificates to Eagle’s Crest Grill                                                                      Grey Nine West Handbag

Girls, Girls, Girls


Package Includes: Pink Lap Desk, 2 Bead Kits, Pencil Case, Trendy Pink Alarm Clock and Girl Scout Tote

Girl on the Go


Lunch Gift Certificate to Blue Moose Bar & Grill                                                                    $20 Gift Certificate to Bonzer’s Sandwich Pub
Black Ultimate Work Tote



18-Game Punch Card to Liberty Lanes and Lounge                                                           Specialty Beer
Royal Blue Handbag

Widman’s Coffee Break


1 lb. of Widman’s Chippers, Specialty Coffee
Coffee Mug
Chaps by Ralph Lauren Handbag

Saturday Morning


(2) $5 Gift Certificates to Cherry Berry
Specialty Coffee 
Coffee Mug
Beige Backpack Purse
(2) $5 Gift Certificates to Perkins

Family Photo


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


Senior Session and $75 Portrait Credit at Aspen StudioPhoto Frame
Hollister Tote



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


1-Month Family Membership to YMCA of Grand Forks Sports Water Bottle
Gym Tote

Game Night


4 Gift Certificates for 4 Fargo-Moorhead RedHawks Tickets                                      Red Crossbody Handbag

On the Go


$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


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


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.