Chattanooga good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

Chattanooga good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers

January 27th, 2013 by Karen Nazor Hill in Life Entertainment

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.

February

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 (7465).

* Valentine Market, Hamilton County Education Association Building, 4655 Shallowford Road, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., admission is one canned good or nonperishable food item. HCEA sponsors gift market with vendors ranging from Mary Kay to Scentsy to American Girl doll clothing and accessories. 485-9535.

9 Mix It Up, Loose Cannon Studio, 1800 Rossville Ave., 7-11 p.m., $60 per person, $115 couples, $220 for four tickets. Dinner, auction, comedy show, art exhibit to benefit Girls Inc. www.MixItUpChatt.com.

11 Bach on the Bayou, The Walden Club, 7 p.m., $100 per person, reservations required by Feb. 4. Mardi Gras masquerade dinner-dance and auction to benefit Chattanooga Bach Choir. Pre-Mardi Gras Party at 6 p.m. at Sheraton Read House followed by parade down Chestnut Street to Walden Club. 877-9767.

13 Possibilities Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., $75 per person, benefits Siskin Hospital. Trisha Meili is guest speaker. 634-1208.

15 Mardi Gras Ball, Chattanooga Choo Choo, Imperial Ballroom, 1400 Market St., 9 p.m.-1 a.m., $40 per person, formal dance benefits Chattanooga chapter of National Coalition of 100 Black Women Inc. 698-0029.

16 Flashback Prom, DoubleTree Hotel, 407 Chestnut St., 8 p.m.-midnight, $25 individual, $40 couple in advance; $30 per person at the door. Chattanooga Friends sponsors third 1980s-themed dance to benefit Speech and Hearing Center's Achieve Learning Center. http://flashbackpromchatt.eventbrite.com.

21-22 Sons of the Pioneers concert, Hullander Barn, 10944 London Lane, 6:30 p.m. both nights, $85 per person, $300 table of four, $550 table of eight. Legendary Western singing group performs benefit for Ooltewah High School Band. 553-0561.

22-24 Houston Antiques Show & Sale, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., times to be announced, benefits Houston Museum of Decorative Arts. 267-7176.

23 Denim & Diamonds, Chattanooga Convention Center, 7-11 p.m., $100 individuals, table sponsorships from $1,000-$7,500. "Saturday Night Fever" is theme of dinner-dance with live and silent auctions, benefits Project Access and other community health initiatives. www.chattdenim.org.

26 Spay-Ghetti No Meatballs, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6-9 p.m., $35. Dinner catered by Carrabba's with silent auction to benefit Wally's Friends spay/neuter clinic. 877-9966.

27 Friends of Scouting Luncheon, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:30 a.m., $300 per person (supports one Boy Scout), $2,500 for event sponsor. Col. Mark Tillman, pilot of Air Force One for former President George Bush on Sept. 11, 2001, is featured speaker. 892-8323.

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.

* On Point Annual Dinner, Chattanooga Convention Center, 6:30 p.m., $75 individual, $750 VIP/Corporate tables; $350 table of eight until Jan. 23, $400 after. Program by On Point students and Jim Daly, president of Focus on the Family. 899-9188.

March

14 St. Patrick's Purse, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6 p.m., $40 per person. No tickets sold at door. Dinner, silent auction and entertainment to benefit Chattanooga Music Club's upkeep of Memorial Auditorium's Austin pipe organ. 899-9818.

15 UnBought and UnBossed Awards, The Chattanoogan, 7:30-9 a.m., Girls Inc.'s annual breakfast honoring female role models. For tickets, call 624-4757.

30 Dance Benefit, Allemande Hall, 7400 Standifer Gap Road, 7-10 p.m., admission by donation. Silent auction and square, round and line dancing to benefit St. Jude's Children's Research Center. 706-375-1088.

April

21 Chocolate Fling, Southern Belle at Pier 2, 209 Riverfront Parkway, 2-4 p.m., $25 in advance, chocolate dessert sampling to benefit Epilepsy Foundation. 634-1772.

30 Women of Distinction Awards, Chattanooga Convention Center, 11:15 a.m., recognition of the Tennessee Woman of the Year, 10 Chattanooga Women of Distinction and three Young Women of Distinction, benefits American Lung Association of Tennessee. For tickets, call 629-1098.