Chattanooga good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

Chattanooga good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

December 2nd, 2012 by Karen Nazor Hill in Life Entertainment

December

6 Women Against MS, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 11:30 a.m., $60. Ronda Giangreco, author of "The Gathering Table: Defying Multiple Sclerosis with a Year of Pasta, Wine & Friends," is guest speaker. 615-690-5323.

7 Mistletoe Ball, Sheraton Read House, Silver Ballroom, 6:30 p.m. cocktail hour, 8 p.m.-midnight dancing to The Beaters, black-tie optional attire, $125. Benefits Room in the Inn shelter for homeless women and their children. 624-6144 or ww.chattanoogaroomintheinn.com

* 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. www.chattdodgeball.org.

9 Holiday English Tea, Houston Museum of Decorative Arts, 201 High St., 1-4 p.m., $20, ($5 children younger than 17), ticket includes museum tour. English tea and open house to benefit the museum. 267-7176.

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.

January

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

February

2 PINK! Chattanooga Convention Center, 6:30 p.m., $200, $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 lookoutmountainfca@fca.org.

To be included

* Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at khill@timesfreepress.com and Susan Pierce at spierce@timesfreepress.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 khill@timesfreepress.com 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.