Freedoms Foundation At Valley Forge Meets Sept. 29

Sunday, September 22, 2019
Burch Reeves
Burch Reeves

The Chattanooga Chapter, Freedoms Foundation at Valley Forge, will hold a luncheon meeting Sunday, Sept. 29, at the Harrison Raritan Club Highway 58, across from Central High School. 

Lunch is at 1 p.m. follow by the meeting.  Entertainment will be provided by Butch Reeves.  He has entertained professionally since the late 80’s.

Mr. Reeves is a veteran performer who has opened for Jerry Lee Lewis, Doug Stone, Exile, T. Graham Brown, Percy Sledge and many more. Mr. Reeves plays several instruments including guitar, saxophone, key board and banjo.   

Please make a reservation to attend by calling Bettye Parker at 894-5322. 


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