To be included
Calendar: Email items to Karen Nazor Hill at firstname.lastname@example.org and Susan Pierce at email@example.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 firstname.lastname@example.org. Include event name, location and who fundraiser benefited. Contact: Susan Pierce at 757-6284.
4 FAT CAT TUESDAY, Chat'o Brasserie, 200 Manufacturers Road, 6-8 p.m., $30, Mardi Gras party to benefit Pet Placement Center. 423-877-0738.
6 TASTE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 5:30-8:30 p.m., $35 includes free samples of specialties of 20 local restaurants and two drink tickets, benefits Kidney Foundation of Chattanooga. 423-265-0771.
13 ON POINT ANNUAL DINNER, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 6:30 p.m. dinner, $75 per person, $350 table of eight, featured speaker is Wess Stafford, Compassion International president, benefits teen advocacy organization On Point. liveonpoint.org.
17 ST. PATRICK'S PURSE, Stratton Hall, 3146 Broad St., 7 p.m., $40, dinner catered by Louella Landreth, silent auction and music by CSO Youth Orchestra and The Ceilidh Band to benefit Chattanooga Music Club. 423-529-0315.
2 UNBOUGHT & UNBOSSED AWARDS, Chattanooga Convention Center, 1100 Carter St., 11:30 a.m., $60 per person, Girls Inc. members honor 10 female role models, benefits Girls Inc. unboughtandunbossed.net
11 RAISE THE ROOF, The Chattanoogan, 1201 Broad St., 7 p.m., $100 per person, $600 for table of eight, live and silent auctions at dinner-dance to benefit Habitat for Humanity of Greater Chattanooga. Joshua DuBois, spiritual adviser to President Barack Obama, author and former director of White House Office of Faith-Based & Neighborhood Partnerships, is featured speaker. 423-756-0507.
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 ...