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‘Old Bags’ to the rescue: A Greater Bedford Womenade event

Friday, March 21, 2014

Greater Bedford Womenade will premier its “Old Bag” Auction from 5:30-8 p.m. on Thursday, March 27, at the Bedford Old Town Hall.

Mark your calendars and join in for a fabulous evening among friends and neighbors.

Bargain shoppers looking for a fun tote to freshen up their spring look, and fashion aficionados hunting for a deal on a new or gently used designer bag, are sure to find something perfect at this purse paradise event. For some added fun, shop for wonderful costume jewelry and bid on a gift basket brimming with specialty items. Locally made artisan jewelry by Inner Balance and Sally Rocks will also be featured.

Emcee, Susan Wornick, of WCVB-TV will stir up the excitement at a live bag auction, and entertainer Chad Lamarsh will keep the proceedings lively on his acoustic guitar. Appetizers and wine will be served. A $20 requested donation will be collected at the door.

Greater Bedford Womenade is a nonprofit organization that provides funds to local individuals in crisis who need immediate, short-term financial assistance not available through other resources. Requests remain anonymous and are authenticated by trustworthy sources in the community such as school nurses, counselors, doctors and clergy.

For more information, and to find out how to host your own event to benefit GBW and those the group serves, visit

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