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Come See The Purses!

The purses are starting to roll in for the Awesome Ambitions Awesome Purse-onality fashion show…
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Reserve your ticket for Awesome Ambitions, Awesome Purse-onality 2018

Spring is coming and that means warmer temperatures and the hottest purse fashion show in…
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A Day at Kansas City University of Medicine and Biosciences

Awesome Ambitions girls 8th through 12 grade had the experience of a lifetime at the…

MISSION

To mentor young women in their efforts to define their own success, to plan how to achieve that success, and believe that they are capable of accomplishing and deserving of enjoying success

Awesome Ambitions is a free not-for-profit mentoring and college-readiness program for 8th through 12 grade girls in the Kansas City area. Professional women volunteer their time to work side by side with our girls to help mentor them on the importance of getting a good education, explore employment and career options, learn about financial management, fitness and nutrition, leadership development and other life skills.

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Come See The Purses!
Come See The Purses!
The purses are starting to roll in for the Awesome Ambitions Awesome Purse-onality fashion show on April 21. These two lovely items are donated by Kansas City fashion designer Kate Spade from her Francis Valentine collection. Come and celebrate spring, enjoy lunch, and make a bid to take these two lovely delicious purses home with you. Click here to purchase your ticket. You get an awesome bracelet with VIP reservation.
Reserve your ticket for Awesome Ambitions, Awesome Purse-onality 2018
Reserve your ticket for Awesome Ambitions, Awesome Purse-onality 2018
Spring is coming and that means warmer temperatures and the hottest purse fashion show in Kansas City! It’s time to get your tickets NOW for Awesome Ambitions, Awesome Purse-onality with 2 purse fashion shows, an awesome lunch and a live purse-auction. This is the signature fundraiser and celebration for Awesome Ambitions! We want you there on Saturday, April 21, 2018 in the beautiful Winter Garden Event Space in the Sprint Executive Building in Overland Park, Kansas from 10:30am to 1pm. You’re going to love it!
  • An awesome vocalist from Nashville, Maureen Aguilar, will perform.
  • A Bellini Bar with alcohol and non-alcohol Bellini’s
  • Our Awesome Ambitions girls will be modeling purses from our new sponsor, Macy’s at Town Center Plaza in Leawood, Kansas
  • Aramark is catering our delightful lunch
  • Nothing Bundt Cakes is donating our delicious dessert!
  • Kansas City business women will be modeling magnificent must-have purses filled with tickets, special events, cool trinkets, trips and jewelry that will be wildly popular during the live Purse Auction. Awesome Ambitions, Awesome Purse-onality is a great place to meet and mingle with top women executives.
  • You will also be the first to see our new first-ever Awesome Ambitions book, written by our Awesome Ambitions girls about their year in Awesome Ambitions and their plans for their lives.
We are so proud to have CiCi Rojas, President of Tico Sports and former CEO of Central Exchange serving as this year’s Event Chair. Great Plains McDonalds is our Presenting Sponsor, Sprint is a Platinum Sponsor. CBIZ, KCP&L and Research Medical Center, Blue Cross Blue Shield, Mark One Electric, 1St Home Security, 41 Action News, Tico Sports Productions, Russell Stover Chocolates, and The Chiefs are just some of our sponsors. Order your tickets now at AwesomeAmbitions.com. Hit the Donate Button and reserve a seat for yourself and your girlfriends! General Admission Tickets are $50 VIP Tickets $100 (Includes one 2018 Awesome Ambitions signature bracelet, and VIP Seating) It’s a ticket-less system. Your name and information submitted when you donate on the Awesome Ambitions website will be added to a seating chart. You will get your seat assignment at the event on April 21, 2018. Awesome Ambitions is a college and career readiness program for 8th through 12th grade girls in the greater Kansas City area –celebrating 20+ years of helping teenage girls make positive choices for their health, education and future careers.

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Events

Awesome Purse-onality is our signature fundraiser each year. It’s a purse fashion show, luncheon and live auction. The next Awesome Purse-onality is April 21, 2018 at the Winter Garden in the Executive Offices of Sprint Headquarters in Overland Park, Kansas.
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