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Roane Alliance Gala November 4 – ‘Nobody Does It Better’

October 2, 2017

The 2017 Roane Alliance Gala will be Saturday, November 4 at Volkswagen Group of America in the Roane Regional Business and Technology Park. The evening begins at 6 pm and this year - dress as your favorite James Bond character, and enjoy:

  • Wine and beer reception that includes craft beer from Monkey Town Brewery and Old Capital Public House – Kingston’s newest restaurant,
  • silent auction with more than 100+ items
  • live auction with Auctioneer Bear Stephenson,
  • gourmet meal,
  • live music, and
  • Blue Bell Ice Cream.

“The Alliance Gala is one of the largest and most-anticipated events in the county - and only gets better each year,” said Roane Alliance Board Chair Dr. Chris Whaley.  “This fundraiser celebrates the year’s successes while making sure the work continues for the betterment of Roane’s citizens - won’t you join us on this important night?”

“Support for this event has only increased, with more than half of the tickets being sold before the invitations went out,” said CEO Wade Creswell, The Roane Alliance, “It’s been a busy year at the Alliance – with more prospect activity, launch of the first-ever tourism campaign, and a growing Chamber driven by the largest and most-active Ambassador group.  And having that support is critical for us to continue to work to make Roane a better place.”

For tickets and to donate to the silent and live auctions call 865.376.2093 or  October 20th is the deadline for RSVPs or donations but tickets are selling fast so call early to ensure a reservation.  For more information visit