Rescues On The Runway Set for March 24

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

The Humane Educational Society will host Rescues on the Runway on Saturday, March 24, 6 p.m. at the Chattanooga Convention Center. 

Guests will sip on complimentary beer or wine while sampling hors D'oeuvres such as bacon wrapped scallops, stuffed strawberries, vegetarian spring rolls, home-style BBQ meatballs and more. There will be an eclectic array of silent auction items before sitting down for dinner. 

Following will be a three course meal of Caesar salad, Athenian chicken served with potatoes and seasonal vegetables or chef's choice vegetarian entree, decadent chocolate torte or wild berry cobbler.

Dinner will be followed by Chattanooga's most unique runway show featuring stories of some of the shelter pets that have found their forever homes along with companions who are available for adoption. 

During the runway show guests will have the opportunity to bid on live auction items from vacations to one of a kind pieces of art and more.

Formal attire is required. 

Advance tickets are $85 and a table of eight is $640.  Tickets at the door are $90.  For more information and to purchase tickets, click here



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