American Lung Association Kicks Off Boardwalk Bash

August Auction, October Gala Planned

CHATTANOOGA TN (07/28/2010)(readMedia)-- The Boardwalk Bash gala isn't until Saturday, October 2 but it's time to make your plans, buy your tickets and commit to attending both the gala itself and the special August 31 kick-off event.

Admission is free for the kick-off event, which features a delicious palette of tantalizing appetizers, samples of international wines; and an auction of affordable art for all tastes and budgets.

The kick-off is at the offices of Henderson, Hutcherson & McCullough, 1200 Market Street, Freight Depot, Chattanooga on Tuesday, August 31. The preview starts at 5:30 pm with the sale at 6:30 pm. The auction will include lithographs, engravings, etchings, watercolors, silkscreens, giclee, cartoon cels, original oils and various pieces of mixed media.

Kick-off reservations are required. All those who register by August 25 will receive an "early bird incentive" of five free tickets for a drawing to win a framed piece of art. Make your kick-off reservation by calling 423-629-1098 or visiting

The Boardwalk Bash itself is sponsored by Erlanger and features the music of the Embers. Chairmen Kelly and Jim Brexler will throw open the doors of the convention center at 7 pm, Saturday, October 2.

Tickets are $75 per person through September 1 and $100 per person after that. For tickets, details, and sponsorship information, visit the American Lung Association in Tennessee's website at

Proceeds from these event support the research and the lung health programs and services from the American Lung Association for the people of Tennessee.