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• Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org and Susan Pierce at email@example.com by Monday before the Sunday it appears. Include event name, date, hours, location, ticket price and phone.
• Photo layouts: Email four to six photos with left to right identifications to Karen Nazor Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org or spierce@timesfree press.com. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. * Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.
15-16 'Noog Amazing Race, teams of two or more complete challenges in downtown Chattanooga, 2-5 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, $20-$40, benefits Operation Secret Santa. 693-1355.
20 Christmas Show and Toy Drive, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 6-9 p.m. Admission is $15 and a new, unwrapped toy or $20 with no toy. Show by Jacquie Ramsey to collect toys for delivery to Children's Hospital at Erlanger. 619-0611.
24 The Moth Ball, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 7-9 p.m., $35 per woman, $50 patrons. Must be 21 or older to attend. Benefits Partnership for Families, Children and Adults. themothball.org.
26 Music for Mutts, JJ's Bohemia, 231 E. M.L.King Blvd., 6 p.m., eight bands play for benefit for Wally's Friends, which helps pay cost of spay/neutering. 266-1400.
• Secret Keeper Girl Live!, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6:30-8:45 p.m., $15 per person, discount for groups of 10 or more. Pajama party for mothers and daughters ages 8-13 benefits First Things First. Reservations required. 267-5383.
2 PINK! Chattanooga Convention Center, 6:30 p.m., $200 each, $350 patrons, sponsorships start at $3,500. Benefits MaryEllen Locher Breast Center's expansion of surgical services for cancer patients at Memorial. 495-PINK.
28 FCA Home Team Banquet, The Colonnade, Ringgold, Ga., 6 p.m., Lookout Mountain Fellowship of Christian Athletes hosts University of Georgia football coach Mark Richt. For tickets, call 322-2158 or email email@example.com.
Feature writer Karen Nazor Hill covers fashion, design, home and gardening, pets, entertainment, human interest features and more. She also is an occasional news reporter and the Town Talk columnist. She previously worked for the Catholic newspaper Tennessee Register and was a reporter at the Chattanooga Free Press from 1985 to 1999, when the newspaper merged with the Chattanooga Times. She won a Society of Professional Journalists Golden Press third-place award in feature writing for ...