Health & Wellness Calendar

April


Apr. 21

Wine & Pearls
Presented by the Parkridge Health System to benefit the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society, this elegant evening includes silent and live auctions, live music, wine tasting, and heavy hors d’oeuvres. This event will be held at the Hunter Museum of American Art. Tickets are $75 each.
events.lls.org/pages/tn/wineandpearls | 423.495.1835


Apr.22
Walk MS: Chattanooga 2017
Proceeds from this community event at Coolidge Park go toward the local chapter of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and national research focused on finding the cause and cure for MS. Registration begins at 9 a.m.
walkms.org | 615.690.5335


Apr. 22
Maximize Your Marriage

A guiding experience for marriages, this class will give you tools and information to identify and overcome issues both big and small. Visit online to register and learn more.
firstthings.org | 423.267.5383


Apr. 23
Tucker’s Trek
This 5K and 1 Mile Fun Run at Baylor School is held to remember and celebrate the life of Tucker Hunt and raise funds for Emily’s Power for a Cure. Register online or opt for walk-up registration on race day beginning at 2 p.m.
emilyspowerforacure.com


Apr.25
Siskin StyleWorks

Join Siskin Children’s Institute as they present the 41st Annual StyleWorks sponsored by Belk. It’s “Fashion with Compassion” supporting the Institute’s programs and services in education, health care, home visiting, and outreach at the Chattanooga Convention Center. Visit their website for tickets and details about this two day event.
siskin.org/189 | 423.648.1700


Apr. 26
Catalyst
The Center for Mindful Living will host Dr. Terry Gordon as the keynote speaker for Catalyst, an inaugural event to spread the message that health and well-being can be a catalyst for positive change. The event will include cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres.
centermindfulliving.org | 423.486.1279


 


May


May 2
Women of Distinction Awards Luncheon

A benefit for the American Lung Association in Tennessee, the 32nd annual luncheon honors a Tennessee Woman of Distinction, Young Women of Distinction from Chattanooga, and 11 Women of Distinction from the Chattanooga area.
tnwomenofDistinction.org  | 423.629.1098


May 4
Oh, BABY!

Little one on the way? This unique date night is designed to help expectant married couples nourish and cherish each other before adding the roles of mom and dad to husband and wife. Learn more and register online.
firstthings.org | 423.267.5383


May 5
SHINE

Be a part of this extravagant prom-style event to celebrate those who matter! Hosted by Bridge Christian Church and The City of Chattanooga’s Youth and Family Development Department, this celebration honors individuals with special needs and is free for families and caregivers.
shinechattanooga.org | 423.463.0202


May 6
Relay For Life
A fundraising walk event, Relay for Life brings our community together to honor cancer survivors, build awareness about what we can do to reduce our cancer risk, and raise money for the American Cancer Society. This year’s event will be held at The Green.
relayforlife.org/chattanoogatn | 423.499.2606


May6
Dragon Boat Festival
Join the 2017 Dragon Boat Festival, benefitting the Children’s Hospital at Erlanger. Held at TVA Park, this unique team event will make for a day of fun, food, family, and fierce competition for bragging rights as teams paddle to victory. For more information check out their website.
paddleforchildrenshospital.org | 423.778.4803


May 12
Chattanooga Go Red For Women Celebration & Lunch
Together with the American Heart Association, learn more about heart disease and stroke at this annual luncheon. The event begins at 10:00 a.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center.
chattanoogagored.heart.org | 423.763.4409


May 13
March for Babies
March of Dimes March for Babies, taking place at TN River Park, is about bringing together families, companies, and volunteers in order to raise money to improve the health of babies here in our community. Proceeds support the March of Dimes’ efforts to prevent premature births, birth defects, and infant mortality.
marchofdimes.org/tennessee | 615.800.7182


May 18
Art for Health Lecture Series at the Hunter Museum of American Art
CHI Memorial Foundation will host the 17th annual Cam Busch Endowed Art for Health Lecture Series. This year’s event welcomes Dr. Ysaye Barnwell with The Healing Power of Music. Visit the Foundation’s website for more information.
memorial.org/foundation | 423.495.4141


May 20
Everyday Heroes Gala

At this annual event, celebrate local heroes who have battled ALS and support those still fighting. Proceeds go toward ALS research and finding a cure. The evening includes music and dancing with Love, Peace, and Happiness Band.
www2.mda.org/everydayheroesgala2017 | 615.832.5005

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