Guest speaker Dr. Wess Stafford will be sharing his humorous and adventurous times growing up in an African village at the On Point annual fundraising dinner. As the former president of Compassion International, Dr. Stafford is recognized as an international advocate for children.
On Point is a youth development organization founded in 1991 and based in Chattanooga. By partnering with schools and communities, On Point helps cultivate strengths in youth by reaching 52 schools in the area and guiding students on a path to thrive. This year’s event will feature a performance highlighting 19 On Point students; representing a number of schools across Chattanooga.
Each year, On Point hosts a fundraising dinner with over 1,000 supporters in attendance. On Point’s annual dinner benefits the numerous programs that On Point offers and also helps increase the number of middle and high school students they’re able to reach.
The dinner will be held on Thursday at 6:30 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center, 1150 Carter St.