Affordable Botox Of Chattanooga Gives $10,000 To Make-A-Wish

Friday, August 29, 2014
Make A Wish East Tennessee Superhero Race committee members, from left, Chris Berryman, Casey Knox, Dr. Gary Gesualdi, Stephanie Wilkins and Stacey Malecky.
Make A Wish East Tennessee Superhero Race committee members, from left, Chris Berryman, Casey Knox, Dr. Gary Gesualdi, Stephanie Wilkins and Stacey Malecky.

Dr. Gary Gesualdi of Affordable Botox of Chattanooga presented a $10,000 donation check to the Make-A-Wish Foundation of East Tennessee.  Stephanie Wilkins, director of Development for Make-A-Wish of East Tennessee, accepted the check on behalf of the organization. 

Affordable Botox was the title sponsor for the annual Superhero Race, a fundraising event for Make-A-Wish of East Tennessee. This year's race took place on Aug. 23 in partnership with the Chattanooga Track Club and was held at Enterprise South Nature Park.  

According to Ms. Wilkins, the donation was used towards organizing the event and will also go towards granting wishes for children diagnosed with life-threatening medical conditions. 

For more information about Make-A-Wish Foundation of East Tennessee visit etn.wish.org.

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