Baytown Junior Forum will host its fifth annual Designer Purse Bingo fundraiser on Feb. 28 and Feb. 29 at the San Jacinto Community Center, 604 Highland Woods Drive in Highlands.  

All proceeds raised will go towards BJF’s Grant Program which will, in turn, be donated to local non-profit organizations.

General admission tickets are $50 each, or for $360 you may purchase a reserved table for six people. Tickets are selling fast and may be purchased online at  When purchasing tickets be sure to select which night you wish to attend.  

The purchase of an entry ticket includes 10 bingo games with a chance to win a designer handbag for each game, catered dinner from Robinette Catering, dessert and drinks, including a signature drink. Guests will also have a chance to win door prizes, and can purchase raffles tickets for a chance to win a variety of raffle baskets. There will also be a 50/50 cash raffle drawing on each night of the event. 

BJF members are currently selling raffle tickets for a chance to win an authentic Louis Vuitton purse. These raffle tickets can be purchased now for $20 each from any BJF member or at the event on both nights. The Louis Vuitton raffle drawing will be held live at the event and on BJF’s public Facebook page.

BJF is grateful for the sponsorships they receive from businesses in the Baytown and surrounding communities. Last year’s sponsors were Sienna Shipyards, Jeff and Lara Bryant In Memory of Marilyn Coughlin, Beacon Federal Credit Union, Chevron Phillips, Gopher Industrial Supply, Infinity Reporting Group, Redfish Rental, Edward Jones Financial-Jennifer Marcontell, Houston Methodist Hospital Baytown, Shay’s Jewelry, Alamo Roofing, Distant Travel, Mineral Tech, Precision Lawn Service, ExxonMobil, Baytown Periodontics, Buck & Johnston Orthodontics, Wismer Distributing Company, Burchwood Dental, Community Bank of Texas, Delmont Properties, Elite 5 Star Realty, Chris and Maghen Ibarra In Memory of Presley Ibarra, KT Electric, Peckar & Abramson, Power Stroke Specialist, Ratliff & Jenthro, Team Outfitters, Turner Farms, Tiffany Kaufman In Memory of George C. “Bubba” Davis, Jr., and Vanterpool Real Estate Company.  

In-kind donations were received from Robinette Catering, All About You, Alley Theatre, Baker’s Dozen, Baytown Little Theater, Boyd’s Blossoms, Wismer Distributing Company, Divine Massage, El Toro Mexican Restaurant, Haute Stuff Boutique, Just Relax Lashes, Love to Cut by Suzi Tovar, Luna’s Mexican Restaurant, Murals Faux and More, Paradise Tropical, Salty Texan, Southern Lashes & Skin Care, Stella & Dot, Stronghold Companies, Wazabi Sushi Bar, Walmart Baytown, and We All Nosey in Baytown. BJF would also like to thank The Baytown Sun for assisting in advertising this fundraiser and for Goodfellows, which is run by BJF.

The non-profit organizations that benefited from last year’s fundraiser are Goodfellows Toy Program, Bay Area Homeless Shelter, Promise Center of West Baytown, Love Network, Harris Health, Pregnancy Resource Center, Habitat for Humanity, Team ReAct, and San Jacinto Precinct 2.

“When selecting non-profit organizations to receive our grants we look for those that fall within our mission statement, which is to make a difference in the lives of children, families, and the elderly in Baytown and the surrounding area, specifically those that need monetary support for a particular need or program,” said Kim Glaize, BJF President.

If you have any questions or would like to purchase raffle tickets for the Louis Vuitton raffle, you may send an email to and a member will contact you.


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