published Sunday, November 25th, 2012

Chattanooga good-cause calendar and upcoming fundraisers


29 Dinner and the Arts, Chattanooga Center for Creative Arts, 1301 Dallas Road, 5 p.m. silent auction, 6 p.m. dinner catered by Abuelo's, 6:30 p.m. live auction, 7:30 p.m. entertainment by students. Tickets $20 with dinner, $5 to showcase only. 209-5929.

30 FrockTail Party, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 6 p.m., $35, cocktail party, fashion show of designer cocktail attire and dancing to benefit Scenic City Sickle Cell Corp.


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. Reservations required by Wednesday. 624-6144 or www.

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

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. For reservations: 267-7176.


24 The Moth Ball, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 7-9 p.m., $35, $50 patrons. Must be 21 or older. Benefits Partnership for Families, Children and Adults.


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

To be included

* Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at (757-6396) and Susan Pierce at (757-6284) 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 or spierce@timesfree Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited.

about Karen Nazor Hill...

Feature writer Karen Nazor Hill covers fashion, design, home and gardening, pets, entertainment, human interest features and more. She also is an occasional news reporter and the Town Talk columnist. She previously worked for the Catholic newspaper Tennessee Register and was a reporter at the Chattanooga Free Press from 1985 to 1999, when the newspaper merged with the Chattanooga Times. She won a Society of Professional Journalists Golden Press third-place award in feature writing for ...

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