published Sunday, October 28th, 2012

Good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers in the Chattanooga area

To be included

• Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at and Susan Pierce at by Monday. 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 or spierce@timesfree Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited.

• Contacts: Karen Hill at 757-6396 or Susan Pierce at 757-6284.


• Today. Central High School C-Club Barbecue, Central High School, 5728 Highway 58, 3-6 p.m., $11 plate. 593-1139.

• Monday. National Park Service Film, Majestic Theater, 311 Broad St., 5:15 p.m. reception, shows at 6 and 7 p.m., $15 adults, $10 students. National Park Service film "Campaign for Chattanooga: Death Knell of the Confederacy" shown to benefit park's 150th commemoration events. 648-5623.


1 Red Bank Lions Club Pecan Sale, Lions clubhouse, 3704 Dayton Blvd., 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Monday-Saturday. 870-2924.

• Achievement Week Banquet, Second Missionary Baptist Church, 2305 E. Third St., 6:30 p.m., $40, benefits The Pearl Group and Omega Psi Phi Fraternity scholarship fund. The Rev. Vincent Windrow, director of diversity at Middle Tennessee State University, is guest speaker at banquet honoring John Edward III. 821-2452.

• Celebrating the Life and Legacy of Henry Henegar, The Chattanoogan, 6 p.m., $150 ($1,000 for table of eight), benefits Richmont Graduate University. 404-835-6132

• Faces UnMasked, Chattanooga Theatre Centre, 400 River St., 5:30-8 p.m., $50. Auction of masks made by local artists to benefit FACES, which helps children with craniofacial disorders.

3 Benefit Motorcycle Ride, Meet at Trion Track Field, 239 Simmons St., Trion, Ga., 9 a.m., poker run 11:30 a.m., ride returns to Horseshoe N Ranch, 510 Back Valley Road, Summerville, Ga., no entry fee but donations accepted to help pay medical expenses for Tony Starkey. 706-331-5201.

• Bowl-a-Rama, Holiday Bowl, 2-5 p.m., first of three-day tournament to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga. Entry fee of $25 includes shoe rental and three games of bowling; participants encouraged to enter in teams of four or five. Individuals will be placed with a team. Event continues Nov. 7-8.

• Party Like a Rock Star at American Bandstand, Marriott Convention Center ballroom, 2 Carter Plaza, $100. Come dressed as a rock star for shopping, dinner, parade, live and silent auctions to benefit American Lung Association of Tennessee. 629-1098.

4 Hixson Kiwanis Club Ham and Chicken Dinner, Hixson Middle School, 5681 Old Hixson Pike, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., $8 for choice of fried chicken or ham plate with sides, drink and dessert. Proceeds support Kiwanis community projects. 710-3933.

• Stocking Full of Love Motorcycle Ride, Ridgeland High School to LaFayette High School, 2 p.m. Entry is donation of either new, unwrapped toy or cash for children's Christmas fund. 706-638-1909.

7-8 Bowl-a-Rama, Pin Strikes, 6-9 p.m., second and third days of three-day tournament to raise funds for Ronald McDonald House Charities of Greater Chattanooga. Entry fee of $25 includes shoe rental and three games of bowling; participants encouraged to enter in teams of four or five. Individuals will be placed with a team.,

7 History Makers Lunch, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., $60, benefits Chattanooga History Center. The legacy of Mose and Garrison Siskin will be recognized. 265-3247.

8 Greek Pastry Sale, Greek Orthodox Church, 722 Glenwood Drive, 8 a.m.-6 p.m., homemade Greek pastries for sale to benefit church philanthropic endeavors. 629-2364.

• Creative Channels art show/sale and luncheon, Calvary Chapel, 3415 S. Broad St., 11 a.m., $10, benefits Channels of Love, a local HIV/AIDS ministry. 756-4673.

• Bright Night: An Evening of Inspiration, Music and Comedy, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 6:30 p.m., $50, children 12 and under $25, benefit for Shafer Daves' medical expenses. 642-TIXS.

14 National Philanthropy Day Awards Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., $40. Southeastern Tennessee chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals honors the Waldrop family, Clif and Ruzha Cleaveland and Starkey Printing Co. 468-1122 or

15 Three Blind Wines, The Mill, 1601 Gulf St., 6 p.m., $30. Dinner, wine-tasting with live and silent auctions to benefit Cystic Fibrosis Foundation. 615-255-1167.

• A Pink Carpet Country Celebration, Tivoli Theatre, 709 Broad St., 7:30 p.m., $50. Concert with Randy Owen and friends to benefit MaryEllen Locher Foundation. 757-5050 or

16 An Evening of Elegance, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L. King Blvd., 8 p.m.-midnight, $65 includes dinner by LeMont's Catering, benefits the Life Academy for Young Men. Entertainment by Angela Winbush and the Joe Johnson Band. 821-6700 or

17 I Smell Smoke, Rivermont Presbyterian Church, 3319 Hixson Pike, 8-10:30 a.m. Chattanooga Breakfast Rotary Club roasts 300 Boston butts overnight Nov. 16 to distribute Nov. 17. The meat is $30 per order. Must order by Nov. 9. Download an order form at www.rotaryof or call 443-7110.

• Bluegrass Benefit, Harrison Ruritan Club, 5709 Tyner Lane, 6-10 p.m., $5, benefits Vanderbilt-Ingram Cancer Center. Performances by The Stallions, Grass Harpers, Scenic City Ramblers and others.


7 Yappy Meower, Mia Cucina, 345 Frazier Ave., 5:30-7:30 p.m., $20 donation for food and wines, benefits McKamey Animal Center. 305-6500.

• John Michael Montgomery Concert, Memorial Auditorium, 399 McCallie Ave., 8 p.m., $26, benefits Chattanooga Firefighters Association. 899-4990.

8 Corporate Dodgeball Competition, Maclellan Gym, University of Tennessee at Chattanooga, 9 a.m. Six-person team fee is $300. Proceeds benefit Cherokee Area Council of Boy Scouts of America.

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