Zombie Walk Saturday Will Feed The Humans, Benefit Chattanooga Area Food Bank

Thursday, October 3, 2013

The Chattanooga Zombie Walk, produced by Red Towers Entertainment LLC, benefitting the Chattanooga Area Food Bank, will be held on Saturday. The walk will begin at 4 p.m. at the Southside of Walnut Street Bridge and will creep through North Chattanooga, ending at Big River Grille.  

The walk is open to the public and participants are encouraged to sign up to be an official Registered Zombie online at redtowersentertainment.com. Registration is $13 and 100 percent of the registration proceeds will support the work of the Chattanooga Area Food Bank and entitle the participant to discounts with local vendors and sponsors. 

Food collection barrels and volunteers will be set up along the walk route to accept donations. Participants who would like to receive a zombie makeover, including make-up and hair styling, can arrive by 1 p.m. and make a donation to be Zombified by the Chattanooga Zombie Squad.   

Red Towers Entertainment is a Chattanooga based event planning company. They are set to start production on upcoming events for the Chattanooga area this fall, with the 2013 Chattanooga Zombie Walk the first event held by the company.  Red Towers Entertainment has created a video trailer for the event that can be viewed here

For additional information, visit www.redtowersentertainment.com


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