Kirk's Sale Creek Softball Team Participates In Feed My Starving Children

Lady Panther Volleyball Team Plans Fundraiser

Tuesday, January 22, 2013 - by special report to chattanoogan.com

New Sale Creek High School softball coach Clifford Kirk and his Lady Panthers completed their first team community project last weekend.

Players and parents represented Sale Creek at the Feed My Starving Children Mobile Pack event in Chattanooga. They were part of 328 volunteers who showed up from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. to hand-pack meals specifically formulated for malnourished children. While volunteering, they packed 419 boxes which will make 90,504 meals and feed 247 kids for a year.

Players:

Miranda Barnette

Sara Bowman

Tricia Chauncey

Taylor Fugate

Regan Garrett

Megan Holloway

Bailey Jinnette

Michaela Johnston

Mikah McCombs

Karah Powell

Ashtyn Spencer

Alexis Stoker

Kirby Webb

Brooke Welch

Parents/Volunteers:

Dianne Barnette

Julia Bowman

Erika Cates

Jason Fugate

Coach Kendra Goforth

Amy Holloway

Tommy Johnston

Coach Clifford Kirk

Tricia Varner

Donna Webb

Mike Webb

Blake Welch

Jennifer Welch

Also, Sale Creek’s Middle School volleyball team will be having a “Dig Pink” night in honor of one of the school's math teachers, Ms. Beverly Smith, who has recently been diagnosed with breast cancer. They plan to donate all funds raised to the Mary Ellen Locher Breast Center.


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