A press release: November 13, 2007

The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is pleased to announce an exciting event that will be held at the newest store in Colonie Center – SEPHORA.

  • What: Pre-Opening Benefit for The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region
  • Where: SEPHORA in Colonie Center
  • When: Thursday, November 15; 6:00 pm – 9:30 pm
  • Cost: $25; No walk-ins will be admitted. Please register online at www.womensfundcr.org.

One hundred percent of ticket sales from the SEPHORA event will benefit The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region. SEPHORA will also donate 10 percent of the evening’s sales to assist the Fund in fulfilling its mission.

Launched in February 2006, The Women’s Fund of the Capital Region is a collaboration of the Community Foundation for the Capital Region and United Way of the Greater Capital Region. This charitable fund promotes the independence, growth and self-determination of women and girls by supporting projects that create lasting change and move women and girls toward financial independence. The Fund has raised over $120,000 since inception and distributed its first grants in spring of 2007; totaling $55,000.

At the Pre-Opening Benefit, each guest will receive a $10 SEPHORA gift card. Shoppers are also treated to complimentary make up, skin care and fragrance consultations, hors d’oeuvre, beverages, goodie bags of SEPHORA products, and more, while a DJ spins great music.

Tickets for this special evening are $25 per person. To register online, please go to: www.womensfundcr.org. Space is limited.

For more information about this event, please contact Amy Clinton at United Way of the Greater Capital Region at 518.456.2200 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..