Living and Giving Photo Gallery - Oct. 21, 2012

This week's events:

Catanzaro roasted for scholarship fund

What: Dr. Jim Catanzaro, president of Chattanooga State Community College, was on the hot seat for an evening of fun at the inaugural First-in-the-Family Dinner of Firsts at The Chattanoogan. About 275 guests attended the roast/toast, which will annually honor a leader who can claim some type of 'first' he or she has achieved. Dr. Catanzaro was the first in his family to attend college.

Benefits: More than $47,500 was raised for scholarships to support first-generation college students attending Chattanooga State.


Dancers raise $40,000 for Kidney Foundation

What: Ten celebrity amateur dancers paired with local dance teachers to perform at the fifth annual Dare to Dance fundraiser.