To be included
Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at email@example.com and Susan Pierce at firstname.lastname@example.org 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 spierce@timesfree press.com. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.
19 National Philanthropy Day Luncheon, The Chattanoogan, Broad St., 11:30 a.m., $40 per person, $400 table of eight. Southeast Tennessee chapter of Association of Fundraising Professionals honors Jim and Amy Jo Osborn, Dr. Bill Stacy, Zan Guerry, Pete Cooper, Anna Carroll and the Chattanooga Times Free Press.
21 Cork & Scrooged, DeBarge Winery, 1617 Rossville Ave., 6:30 p.m., wine-tasting, hors d’oeuvres and “Scrooged Auction” to benefit Chattanooga’s Kids on the Block. Admission is $25 plus new, wrapped gift valued at $25 or more for the auction, or $50 without wrapped gift. 423-757-5259.
22 Loose Cannon Studio, 1800-A Rossville Ave., 9 p.m., either $10 or five canned goods for donation to Chattanooga Area Food Bank, hors d’oeuvres, cash bar and disc jockey at “Arabian Nights … An Egyptian Escapade,” sponsored by the Prince Hall Shriners. 423-505-5985.
22 Evening of Elegance, Bessie Smith Cultural Center, 200 E. M.L.King, 8 p.m., $60, entertainment by TSJ Soul Band and buffet dinner catered by Herman’s Soul Food at 100 Black Men of Chattanooga’s fundraiser for LIFE Academy for Young Men and college scholarship program. 423-821-670.
23 Prince Hall Shriners’ Black-tie Charity Ball, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 9 p.m., gala includes music by Sol Factor Band of Atlanta and DJ Mixx, benefits the Reuben Strickland Memorial Scholarship Fund and other Shrine charities. For tickets: 423-653-5555
30 A Song for Children, Tivoli Theater, 709 Broad St., 8 p.m., $35 and $50 general admission, $175 VIP seating. Annual Vince Gill concert to benefit Children’s Advocacy Center of Hamilton County; Dale Ann Bradley is opening act. 423-266-6918.
Susan Palmer Pierce is a reporter and columnist in the Life department. She began her journalism career as a summer employee 1972 for the News Free Press, typing bridal announcements and photo captions. She became a full-time employee in 1980, working her way up to feature writer, then special sections editor, then Lifestyle editor in 1995 until the merge of the NFP and Times in 1999. She was honored with the 2007 Chattanooga Woman of ...