The event featured specialty wines, beer tasting, hors d’oeuvres and a silent auction.
Executive Director Julie Campos said, “We are very excited to host this event to help us raise vital funds in the community to help our neighbors affected by disasters every day.”
The Clarksville-Montgomery County Chapter of the American Red Cross provides vital emergency assistance to help victims of local disasters in Benton, Dickson, Henry, Houston, Humphreys, Montgomery, and Stewart counties, along with Ft. Campbell, KY.
Over the past year the Chapter trained 2,964 people in CPR & First Aid, Babysitting and Aquatics training, and provided services including emergency messaging to 351 cases and referrals to 495 military members. Over 107 blood drives, collecting 3,048 units of blood. Volunteers helped respond to 177 local disasters, including 121 residential fires.
We helped over 840 affected individuals and families with emergency food, shelter and supplies. All of these services are made possible by over 240 dedicated local Red Cross volunteers as well as through generous gifts from the local community.
Will take place Saturday, May 18 at 6 p.m. at the Clarksville Speedway, 1600 Needmore Rd. Clarksvillain Roller Girls Vs. Cookeville Demolition Dolls. Doors open at 6 p.m. at the whistle blows at 7 p.m. Presale tickets are $8 and $10 at the door. Children 10 and under are free. For more information, visit www.clarksvillianrollergirls.com.
Scream for the Children Benefit Show
Will take place on May 18 at The Coup, 1148 College St. The Georgia Metal Alliance of Tenn. and Synister Six productions present the Scream for the Children Benefit Show for the Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital featuring Burn the Bridges, Voyage of Slaves and national touring artists Words Like Daggers and more! The event will cost $10 at the door with all proceeds benefitting Vanderbilt Children’s Hospital.