(Cazenovia, NY- April 2013) On Thursday, May 9, the third annual Silent Purse Auction will be held at the Lincklaen House, 79 Albany St., Cazenovia, from noon to 9 p.m. This fundraising event for Community Resources for Independent Seniors will once again be held in conjunction with Spring Ladies’ Night Out. New and gently used purses that include designer labels, local artisan creations and vintage bags will be up for auction or “take-it-now” pricing.
CRIS welcomes any donations of new or gently used purses for this event. There are big “pink purse” drop boxes at the following locations: Oneida Savings, Chamber of Commerce office, Key Bank, Cazenovia College copy shop, Cazenovia Jewelry, CRIS office at Caz Cares, Presbyterian Church and Nelson Farms.
If you would like purse pick-up or more information, call 315.655.5743 or 315.655.8870.
This fundraiser supports CRIS in its development and provision of services to senior members of the community so that they may safely stay in their homes and remain active in the community as long as possible.
CRIS is a 501 (c) 3 organization to benefit senior adults in the greater Cazenovia area. For more information, call the CRIS office at 315.655.5743 or visit callcris.org. CRIS-CAT offers free transportation to Cazenovia, Nelson and Fenner senior residents; call 315.655.0612.
To date, CRIS-CAT volunteers have provided 993 rides and driven 32,000 miles.
The purse auction is sponsored by Oneida Savings Bank, CORE Federal Credit Union and Key Bank.