The 34th annual Catholic Charities dinner, “An Emerald Occasion,” will be held on Thursday, March 14, at The Knoxville Hilton (501 W. Church Ave.). This popular annual event brings together more than 400 of Knoxville’s finest for an evening of fun and fellowship. Proceeds from the event benefit Catholic Charities of East Tennessee. Cocktail reception begins at 5 p.m. Dinner at 6 p.m.
The evening includes a cocktail reception, silent auction, dinner, and dancing to the music of Scruffy City Syncopators, as well as a program focusing on the work of CCETN in our community and a special presentation of the Pope Francis Service Award. This year’s award will be presented to Kristin Farley, News Anchor on WATE 6 On Your Side. Kristin is an inspiring individual whose outstanding heart for service inspires all who know her.