Gaming For Kitties Charitable Event Takes Place Saturday

Friday, September 16, 2016

The Chattanooga Humane Educational Society, Infinity Flux (main sponsor), and Lonnie Henderson (organizer) present Gaming for Kitties, a charitable gaming event to help raise funds for the Chattanooga Humane Educational Society, on Saturday at 1800 Rossville Ave. from 3-9 p.m.

The event includes video games and board games, with a Mario Kart 8 Wii U competition. The winner will receive a $50 gift card to Infinity Flux. Entrants will receive a gift certificate from Chick-Fil-A while supplies last.  Guests can also expect door prizes, food, kittens, and a silent auction. In addition, there will be a raffle for $150 worth of Infinity Flux merchandise, including board games, comics, and more.

The event is for all ages, and there will be staff on hand to teach family friendly and more competitive style board games and video games.

For more information, click on the Facebook event page or contact Taylor Hixson at development@heschatt.org.


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