Good-cause calendar

Good-cause calendar

upcoming fundraisers

February 21st, 2010 in Life Entertainment


* Tuesday: Celebrate Life Beyond Disabilities Possibilities luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., $65 individuals, corporate tables start at $1,000, featured speaker is Roger Crawford, disabled NCAA Division I tennis champ and author, benefits Siskin Hospital for Physical Rehabilitation. 634-1208.

* Spay-ghetti No Meatballs dinner and silent auction, Lindsay Street Hall, 901 Lindsay St., 6 p.m., $25, advance ticket purchase required, benefits Wally's Friends Spay/Neuter Clinic, 877-9966

* Thursday: Art for Health, Hunter Museum of American Art, $25, Memorial Health Care System and Hunter present musician and actress Ysaye Maria Barnwell in benefit for the Cam Busch Endowment. 495-4141.

* Chattanooga Women's Leadership Institute's Leadership Dinner, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m., featuring author and columnist Lisa Earle McLeod. 266-0382.

* Love Your Body: A Celebration of Healthy Body Image and Positive Self-Esteem, Loose Cannon Studio, 1800 Rossville Ave., 6 p.m., $40 per person, $75 couple, benefits the Mary Cameron Robinson Foundation, Kim Wamp honorary chairman, cocktails and hors d'oeuvres, screening of "America the Beautiful," make reservations online at

26-28: Houston Museum Antiques Show, Warehouse Row, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Friday and Saturday, noon to 5 p.m. Sunday, $15. 267-7176 or

27: Pancake breakfast, Applebee's on Brainerd Road, 7:15-9:30 a.m., $5, benefit for 7-year-old cancer patient, proceeds help his medical expenses. 763-4521.

* Denim and Diamonds, The Chattanoogan, 8 p.m., table sponsorships start $1,000, individual tickets are $75 for Medical Society member physicians, $40 for house staff residents, $125 other individuals; benefits Project Access, which provides health care to the working poor and uninsured, sponsored by Chattanooga-Hamilton County Medical Society, Medical Foundation of Chattanooga, and Medical Alliance. 622-2872 or visit

* Scenic City Half Marathon and 5K Charity Challenge benefiting eight participating charities, 8 a.m., First Tennessee Pavilion; a portion of each race participant's entry fee will be donated to the charity selected by the participant, entry fee is $50; 5K fee is $25.

* Masquerade in the Mountains, Mardi Gras wine-tasting and casino night, 224 Dalton St., Ellijay, Ga., 6:30 p.m. wine-tasting; 8 p.m. party moves to 202 Dalton St. for casino games, $25 wine-tasting tickets, $50 casino tickets, $60 combo ticket if purchased by Feb. 14, $75 combo ticket if purchased after that date; benefits Gilmer Arts & Heritage. 706-635-5605.


3 Be More Awards luncheon, The Chattanoogan, Judy Woodruff is featured speaker at awards ceremony sponsored by WTCI-TV. For tickets log onto or call 702-7814.

5 The Time of Your Life with Sweet Potato Queen Jill Conner Browne, Chattanooga Convention Center, 5-8 p.m., for ages 21 and older, $35 in advance, $45 at door, tickets online at or call 778-LINK.

6 Amuse'Um 2010: Where the Wild Things Play, Creative Discovery Museum, 321 Chestnut St., 7 p.m., $85, $135 or $250, benefits children's museum. 648-6085 or

8 Red Cross Hometown Heroes luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., featured speaker is Tennessee Titans coach Jeff Fisher, benefits Greater Chattanooga Area Chapter of the American Red Cross. 265-3455.

11 StyleWorks, Chattanooga Convention Center, 10 a.m. marketplace opens, 11:30 a.m. lunch followed by Belk fashion show; ArtWorks preview party and silent auction on March 10, Chattanooga Convention Center, 5-8 p.m., benefits Siskin Children's Institute, for ticket information log onto

16 On Point dinner, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m., featuring author Ron Hall, $50 per person, $350 for table of eight. 899-9188.

* Roast/Toast of Champions roasts Gary Haskew, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m., $25, benefits Classic 150. 756-2211.

19 A Night to Remember, Chattanooga Convention Center, $75, Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds is featured performer, Kevon Edmonds will open for his brother, benefits scholarships, cultural enrichment and intervention programs for urban youth. 266-8658.

20 Palate 2 Palette, Loose Cannon Studio and other galleries on the Southside, 5-8 p.m. followed by Bubbles and Sweets, 8-10 p.m., $75, benefits Craniofacial Foundation of America.


10 Chattanooga Oral Cancer Awareness Walk, Tennessee Riverpark, raffle and silent auction to raise money for the Oral

11 Chocolate Fling, The Mill, 1601 Gulf St., 2 p.m., $25 in advance, chocolate dessert sampling to benefit Epilepsy Foundation. 634-1772

20 UnBought and UnBossed awards breakfast to benefit Girls Inc., 10 female community leaders to be honored. or 624-4757.

24 Oh, What a Night! CSO Guild Gala, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6 p.m., $150 per person, dinner, auction, entertainment by CSO musicians and Broadway Pops International, dancing to Broad Street Exit, benefits Chattanooga Symphony & Opera. 267-8583


4 Women of Distinction, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11 a.m., $60 until April 12, $65 after that, table sponsorships start at $1,000, benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. 629-1098.


13 Re:Start -- Center for Adult Education's 50th anniversary benefit, Tivoli Theatre, educator Erin Gruwell, author of "The Freedom Writers Diary." will be the featured speaker. or 855-4443.