9th Annual "Press Out Domestic Violence" Fundraiser Set For May 22

Tuesday, April 15, 2014
The ninth annual "Press Out Domestic Violence" fundraiser presented by the University of Tennessee College of Medicine - Chattanooga Transitional Year Residency Program and Erlanger Health System, will be Thursday, May 22, from 4:30-6:30 p.m. in the Erlanger Medical Mall.

All proceeds will benefit the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults of Chattanooga.

Since 2006, the Transitional Year Residency program at UCTOM- Chattanooga has held an annual bench press competition among physicians, hospital employees, and hospital administrators. The goal is to raise funds to support the Partnership for Families, Children and Adults of Chattanooga, a local agency dedicated to assisting victims of domestic abuse through professional counseling, crisis intervention and education and prevention services. The event has been very successful in the past years thanks to sponsors.

Any contribution in the form of tickets, gift cards, prizes, or monetary donations is appreciated. All sponsors will have their name displayed on the event T-shirt designating the business as a sponsor.

Anyone interested in making a contribution to the event, or for any questions, should contact Patrick Aldred or Megan Scott. Anyone interested in making a monetary donation, should make a check payable to Internal Medicine Education Foundation, on the "for" line, put "Domestic Violence Fundraiser." Donations can be mailed to:
University of Tennessee College of Medicine
Transitional Year Program
Attn: Doyce Poke
975 East Third Street; Box 94
Chattanooga, Tn. 37403


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