Tenacious Tour Comes To Chattanooga Sunday

Tuesday, November 05, 2013

The Tenacious Tour is making a stop in Chattanooga Sunday at Hamilton Community Church, 7997 Shallowford Road at 5 p.m. 

The event will be free to the general public and will provide entertainment by the sister/brother trio Dave’s Highway, American Idol’s Bo Bice, Christian contemporary band Echoing Angels, and Country artist John Berry.  Jeremy Williams will also make an appearance. 

Mr. Williams is a former football coach (2010 National High School Football Coach of the Year) who was diagnosed with ALS in 2008. Jeremy’s wife, Jennifer, was diagnosed with breast cancer earlier this year, and their 10 year old son, Jacob, was born with spinal bifida, having never walked in his life. The Williams family is also known for their appearance on Ty Pennington’s “Extreme Makeover : Home Edition” as they were the recipient of a new home in 2010. The episode that aired on the Williams family was the highest watched episode in the history of the show. 

Their full story, Tenacious, was just published and released in September. The book is available at Barnes and Noble, Wal-Mart, Lifeway, and will also be available for purchase that evening. 

The event is sponsored in part by the Chattanooga Fellowship of Christian Athletes and Thomas Nelson Publishing.

The event will begin at 5:00pm with doors opening at 4:30 p.m.  For more information on the event contact Don Butler at 706.573-3662 or visit www.lightupthiscity.com.


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