Hit Men, a Knoxville rock and pop dance band, will provide music for dancing during the FMC Bash on Saturday, August 8. It’s the annual fundraiser for the Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge.
The fundraiser will be held from 5 to 10 p.m. August 8 in the Parish Life Center of St. Mary’s Church at 327 Vermont Avenue. It will include a catered dinner, Celebrity Dance Contest, and live auction conducted by the entertaining Bear Stephenson.
Band members are Alan Keck, lead vocals and guitar; Bob Andres, vocals, lead guitar, and flute; Pat Andres, vocals and keyboard; Uwe Lueth, drums, and Mark Akers, bass. You can learn more about them by visiting their website.
Couples who have entered in the Celebrity Dance Contest are Sharon and Brian Annis, Naomi Asher and Jim Dodson, Tom Beehan and Kay Brookshire, David and Sandy Bradshaw, Gene Caldwell and Dottie Thompson, Keys Fillauer and Scott Hinton, Judy Gooch and Michael Shrader, Austin Keathley and a secret partner, and Nancy Stanley and Gary Riser.
Other highlights of the event will be a silent auction, the “FMC Bash Signature Drink,” and wine and beer for purchase. Dress is casual. You are encouraged to wear a new FMC Bash T-shirt, which you can buy at the FMCOR office. To learn more about the dance partners, the items available at the auction and the T-shirts, please visit www.fmcor.org (click on the FMC Bash tab and select “Our Dance Couples,” “Auction Items,” and “T-shirts”).
Tickets cost $60 and can be purchased online at FMCOR website. Or you can buy a ticket at the FMCOR office at 116 East Division Road (behind Zaxby’s restaurant) in Oak Ridge.
The third option is to make a check payable to the Free Medical Clinic of Oak Ridge, with “FMC Bash tickets” on the notation line. Then mail the check to the address above, adding Oak Ridge, TN 37830.
The Free Medical Clinic provides medical services to residents of Anderson, Roane, and Morgan counties who lack health insurance and cannot afford medical care.
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