Pilot Corporation Founder Jim Haslam Speaks At Catholic Charities 360° Of Hope Luncheon

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Jim Haslam
Jim Haslam

The Catholic Charities 360° of Hope Luncheon will be held Friday, Nov. 17, and the special guest will be Jim Haslam, founder of Pilot Corporation.

The luncheon will be held at the Westin Chattanooga, from 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. and the public is invited to attend. The 360° of Hope Luncheon is an all new event tailored towards business and community leaders in the Chattanooga area. 

Individual tickets for the event are $50 and tables of 10 are available for $500 each. 

This luncheon seeks to share the mission, purpose and impact of Catholic Charities of East Tennessee in the Chattanooga community.   A strong believer in giving back to the community, Mr. Haslam will share his vision of the power of business to make a difference in the world.  

All proceeds from the event support the work of Catholic Charities in the greater Chattanooga area. The Chattanooga office of CCETN opened in 1973 and has been helping to meet the needs of the poor and vulnerable throughout the area regardless of age, race, income or religious affiliation.  The CCETN Chattanooga office provides assistance to mothers and fathers facing the challenges of pregnancy and raising a newborn, families in hardship including immigrants and refugees, vulnerable adults living with HIV/AIDS and people having emotional, behavioral, relational and/or adjustment problems.     

Seating is limited and reservations are required.  Reservations can be made at 360chattanooga.eventbrite.com or by calling Catholic Charities at 826-0668.




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