United Way of Fort Smith Area is proud to host the 8th annual Power of the Purse to benefit Dolly Parton’s Imagination Library. Imagination Library is the organization’s early childhood literacy initiative which provides age appropriate books to children from birth to age five once a month. This year’s event will feature high-end handbags and unique theme bags for auction. The Mistress of Ceremonies will be Ashley Beck from 5 News. There will be a guest speaker, Kelly Swanson. Kelly is a comedian, motivational speaker, and author of the book “Who Hijacked My Fairy Tale”. Tickets are $35. Reserved and corporate tables are available. For more information, call Angie at 479-782-1311 or email her at email@example.com.