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Power of the Purse

The mission of the Women of Vision Fund is to provide scholarships and educational opportunities for women who attend Flagler College. The Power of the Purse is the premiere fundraiser, and the proceeds from this event support those scholarships.

Event Details

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Grand Dining Hall

Ponce De Leon Hall, Flagler College

Schedule of Events

Purse Silent Auction:  10:00AM–11:15AM

Luncheon:  11:30AM

Program:  12:15PM–1:30PM - “How Fear, Travel and Laughter Can Free Your Soul”

Speaker Sylvia Longmire

Headshot of Power of the Purse speaker Sylvia Longmire

Sylvia Longmire is an accessible travel writer, travel agent, author, and entrepreneur. She is also a service-disabled veteran, single mother, and the former Ms. Wheelchair USA 2016. Sylvia travels around the world in her power wheelchair, usually solo, and writes about the accessibility of her destinations on her travel blog, Spin the Globe. She is the founder and President of The PreJax Foundation non-profit, and calls Sanford, FL home




Donate a Silent Auction item for the annual Power of the Purse® for a fun and fashionable way to help. We gladly accept handbags and accessories of all shapes and sizes.

2019 Silent Auction Donation Form


Commemorate a special woman in your life by purchasing a Tribute. Tributes celebrate women by recognizing their personal sacrifices, accomplishments, strengths, perseverance, wisdom, support, love and grace. By purchasing a Tribute in the Power of the Purse® Tribute Book, you will help provide scholarships and educational opportunities to women attending Flagler College, and you will also recognize a special, remarkable woman who has made a difference in your life.

More information on purchasing a tribute 


Become a Sponsor of the annual Power of the Purse®. Your company can play a key role in providing scholarships to deserving female students at Flagler College by serving as either a Citrine, Ruby, Diamond, or Gift-In-Kind Sponsor.

More information about becoming a sponsor


Volunteer on a committee for the Power of the Purse®. Contact us for a list of volunteer opportunities with the Women of Vision Fund of Flagler College.

Contact Us

Interested in learning more about Women of Vision? Contact us at 904-819-6437.