Local women will be having lunch for a cause Wednesday.
The 9th annual Power of the Purse Luncheon will be held Wednesday in Greenville.
The Power of the Purse Luncheon is a fundraiser for Women for Women, which is designed to benefit area organizations and programs that improve the lives of women and girls in the east.
This year's special speaker is Tarboro native Frances Schultz, a decoration, design, and entertainment expert.
The event usually draws in about 1,000 attendees.
The luncheon kicks off 9:30 a.m. Wednesday at the Greenville Convention Center.