University of Tennessee football coach Butch Jones will be the special guest at a July 11 fundraiser for Blankenship Field.
Tennessee Lieutenant Governor Randy McNally will also be there. So will board members of the Blankenship Field Revitalization Foundation.
The fundraiser will start at 11:30 a.m. July 11 in the banquet room of the DoubleTree Hotel on South Illinois Avenue in Oak Ridge. Tickets are $100 per person for this buffet lunch, and they include an opportunity to hear from Jones, an event notice said.
All proceeds will go to benefit the Blankenship Field Revitalization Project and are tax deductible, the event notice said.
McNally will present an award to one of Oak Ridge’s hometown heroes, the notice said.
Organizers expect tickets to go quickly. To reserve a spot, you can contact Nick Morris at TnBank of Oak Ridge at 401 South Illinois Avenue or NMorris@tnbank.net.
See the invitation here: Blankenship Field Fundraiser Invitation.