‘Bloom Bash’ to help area ‘Mamas’ March 24

An upcoming fundraiser for Helping Mamas Knoxville chapter will feature special cocktails, a fashion show and a silent auction when the 3rd Annual “Bloom Bash” is held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m., Friday, March 24, at The Reserve at Bluebird Hill, 1411 Midway Road in Lenoir City.

Tickets are $70 per person.

The event is planned as a “a fun evening out with … girlfriends,” according to press release information provided by the organization.

“We will have a special cocktail provided by Sugarlands Distilling Company, hors d’oeuvres from Farm to Feast, dessert from Grizzly Bear Baking Company, silent auction items, Flourish Flower Truck, live painting, spinning photo booth and a fashion show featuring our local boutiques Gather Knox, Retro Local, Joy in The Dawn, elle Boutique, Bliss and Tallulah’s,” the release further stated.

The clothing stores “will feature the upcoming styles of the season. You can even shop and buy your favorite looks right after the show, with a portion of those sales going back to HMK,” the release stated.

Floral décor provided by Vintage Floral Design and Maverick Floral Studio, and dress code is “casual cocktail” according to event officials.

Each ticket includes hors d’oeuvres, sweet treats, two drink tickets and a Bloom Bash swag bag.

All funds raised go right back into the community.

Helping Mamas assists in a variety of ways, including: collecting essential items, such as diapers, pack n’ plays, new bottles, clothes, period supplies and new car seats, then distributing the donated items to case workers within its partner locations.

“All this allows our clients to focus on job training, parenting education and violence prevention instead of worrying about these essential items,” noted the organization’s website.

“The strength of our model is in partnering with organizations to help their clients with everyday essentials,” the website further stated.

For more information, contact executive director Tess Frear at Tess@helpingmamas.org. org/. To buy tickets, visit https://tennessee.helpingmamas.org/bloom-bash/.