The Power of the Purse events are hosted in six communities in Franklin County to build awareness and interest in United Way. Upscale and designer handbags are featured in both a silent and live auction. The purses are modeled by men from the various communities, which makes it an even more fun evening for the women. Appetizers, drinks and desserts are served. The Power of the Purse events offer great opportunities for women to lend their support to United Way, help those in need, and have a great night out at the same time!