The Alpha Beta Chapter of Epsilon Sigma Alpha (ESA) will hold its 25th Annual Taster’s Luncheon to benefit the Walter E. Boehm Birth Defect Center on Saturday, Sept. 15 at St. Stephen’s Catholic Church, 7111 Lee Highway in Chattanooga.
Tickets for this popular luncheon and fashion show may be purchased in advance and are available for a $15 donation. A special drawing for those who buy their tickets in advance will be held to win $100 cash. Limited seating will be available at the door. The chance to win the $100 cash prize is available only to advance ticket-holders, so purchase early to guarantee a seat and your chance to win this drawing. If you are unable to attend, a $15 donation in advance also may be made to ensure eligibility for the cash prize.
The doors open at 10 a.m. beginning with a Chinese auction displaying a wide assortment of donated items up for bid. All donated items range in worth from $25-$50. Auction tickets containing 20 chances may be purchased at the door for $5. Buy as many as you like for the best chance at winning an item.
A variety of delicious appetizers, salads, and desserts prepared by Alpha Beta members will be served buffet-style to all attendees beginning at 11:30 a.m. A fashion show, hosted by WRCB-TV3 anchor Jed Mescon, will take place during the luncheon. Participants can expect to see the latest in fall fashions from Catherines, and Christopher and Banks modeled by ESA members and friends. Chinese Auction winners will be announced periodically throughout the fashion show. Realtime captioning will be provided at this event, to provide accessibility for attendees with hearing loss.
The mission of the Walter E. Boehm Birth Defect Center is to provide advocacy, support, and education for individuals, families and professionals. This ensures that families and individuals dealing with the complex issues of spina bifida and hydrocephalus receive on going quality health care, personal support and comprehensive educational materials. The Center is located at Erlanger’s Children’s Hospital on the Erlanger Health Systems main campus in Chattanooga, Tennessee. It is a State of Tennessee 501(c)(3) Non-profit organization, receives funding through area United Way Agencies and also is funded through the generosity of many caring individuals and organizations.
As a premiere leadership and service organization, Epsilon Sigma Alpha offers members the personal assistance and supportive programming needed to develop confidence and competence to go forth and impact the world in a positive way. Epsilon Sigma Alpha International (ESA) is a powerful network that brings good people together to accomplish good things.
For more information about the ESA, the luncheon or to buy tickets, call 423 266-5215. Information about the Walter E. Boehm Birth Defect Center can be found by visiting their Web site at www.boehmbdc.com or by calling the Center at 423 778-2222. You also may purchase luncheon tickets from them.