Northside Neighborhood House’s Fall Fundraiser Set For Oct. 10

Friday, August 16, 2013

Northside Neighborhood House’s upcoming fall fundraising evening event will be Thursday, Oct. 10, from 6-9 p.m. at Track 29.  “Taste of Northshore – Sample of Southside & the Not-So-Silent Auction” promises to be an evening filled with urban sophistication, culinary delights and exuberant live entertainment. 

“This fun-filled fundraiser helps Northside Neighborhood House provide a hand up through our education and direct assistance programs,” said Rachel Gammon, executive director of Northside Neighborhood House.  “We are meeting our neighbors’ needs with the most basic forms of assistance like utility payments and emergency food while also working through budgeting to enable them to be better prepared for future ‘bumps in the road’.  Education programs for children elementary through high school and adults are ensuring that clients will be better prepared for the future.”

At the event, guests will savor samples of some of Chattanooga’s eateries, cafés, restaurants and bakeries while taking part in the silent auction.  Next, guests will engage in Northside Neighborhood House’s live auction overflowing with items that will guarantee to please those with the most discerning of taste. Participating restaurants include 1885 Grill, 212 Market Restaurant, Alice’s Catering, Aquarium Foods Catering, Bluewater Grille, Brewhaus German American Pub, Café of the Corner, Clumpies Ice Cream Co., Dipped Fresh, Dish T’ Pass Cooking School and Catering Co., Easy Bistro, Elemental, Foodworks, Fork & Pie Bar, Lupi’s Pizza Pies, Mike’s Hole in the Wall, Marco’s Italian Bistro, Mindy B’s Deli, Noodles and Company, Poblano’s Mexican Bar & Grill, Porter’s Steakhouse, Public House, Pure Sodaworks, Rolling Smoke, Southern Star, Swiss AM Fine Catering, The Big Table, The Walden Club, Tremont Tavern and Vine Street Market.

Posted updates of the auction items and featured eateries will be posted on the Northside Neighborhood House’s Web site at nnhouse.org

Tickets for the event are $60 per person.  Tickets can be purchased online at nnhouse.org or contact the Northside Neighborhood House at 267-2217.  Attendees are encouraged to bring their competitive spirits and get ready to bid on incredible items offered at the live interactive auction.  Bids on all items are $10 and under.

 



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