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      2019 Power of the Purse® in Asheville

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      May 21, 2019

      Tuesday  12:00 PM

      1 Resort Drive
      Asheville, North Carolina 28806

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      2019 Power of the Purse®

      Abby Wambach, two-time Olympic gold medalist, soccer icon and FIFA Women’s World Cup champion, is the featured speaker for the 15th Power of the Purse®.  With 184 career goals, Abby Wambach is the highest all-time international goal scorer for male and female soccer players. She was the United States’ leading scorer in the 2007 and 2011 Women’s World Cup tournaments and the 2004 and 2012 Olympics. After winning the Women’s World Cup in 2015, Wambach retired as one of the most dominant players in the history of women’s soccer. She is dedicating the next chapter of her career to fighting for equality and inclusion.  She is also The New York Times bestselling author of Forward: A Memoir. Her new book, Wolfpack, will be released by Celadon Books in April. Event ScheduleTuesday, May 21, 2019 10:30 - 11:30 am Coffee and Book Signing with Abby Wambach (Patrons & Sponsors Only)Books Available for Purchase  Noon - 2 pm Luncheon & Presentation including the announcement of the 2019 Women for Women Grants Pre-Signed Books Available for Purchase We look forward to having you join us for this region-wide celebration of women's philanthropy. Thank you!  You will need a credit card to complete your reservation. You will be asked to provide a name, email address and if applicable, dietary restrictions for each reservation. You will have up to 30 minutes to complete the reservation process. Of the reservation price, $32.50 ($45 for patrons) represents the value of goods and services provided at the event. Please retain your payment receipt for your records and consult with your tax advisor to determine the deductibility of your reservation purchase as a charitable contribution. This event is brought to you by The Community Foundation of Western North Carolina and made possible by our generous patrons and sponsors. Proceeds benefit The Women's Fund, a permanent endowment supporting the needs of the region's women and girls.

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