CONTACT: Jessica Bagwell, Jessica.Bagwell@ttuhsc.edu
WHAT: The Laura W. Bush Institute for Women’s Health (LWBIWH) will host its fifth annual Power of the Purse Luncheon and Designer Purse Auction and fundraiser.
WHEN: 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (April 17)
WHERE: Amarillo Civic Center Heritage Ballroom, 401 S. Buchanan St.
EVENT: The event will include a book signing and keynote address by Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond. She is the publisher of the popular ThePioneerWoman.com blog and the author of several cookbooks including, “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: A Year of Holidays,” “The Pioneer Woman Cooks: Food from My Frontier,” “The Pioneer Woman: Black Heels to Tractor Wheels — A Love Story,” and the “Charlie the Ranch Dog” series for children.
Drummond lives with her husband and four children on a rural Oklahoma ranch. In addition to her bestselling books and website, she is also the star of a top-rated cooking show on Food Network. Drummond was recently named one of Forbes’ Top 25 Web Celebrities.
Because differences matter, the LWBIWH improves the lives of women and girls through research supporting scientific discoveries unique to women’s health and gender differences, education advancing the knowledge of health care professionals through evidence-based resources and outreach connecting with communities for healthier lives. For more information about the LWBIWH, call (806) 356-4617 or visit www.laurabushinstitute.org.