Special Events

Upcoming Events:


Thank you for your interest in our special events. Each year, The University of Tennessee Medical Center is privileged to host several events that support an array of fundraising initiatives, including An Evening In Orange, the Blackberry Farm Wine Event and TEE Up for Trauma Golf Tournament. Additional details regarding each event are below.

For questions regarding sponsorship opportunities or how you can get involved, contact the Development Office at 865.305.6611 or development@utmck.edu

Don’t forget to view photos from some of our past events, too.

 

An Evening in Orange

An Evening in Orange is a black tie gala supporting The University of Tennessee Medical Center and UT Graduate School of Medicine’s continued efforts to expand and lead the region in patient care, cutting-edge research and the training and education of tomorrow’s health professionals. In its history, An Evening in Orange has raised more than $6.5 million in support of programs like the Center for Women and Infant’s Health, the Center for Advanced Medical Simulation, the Brain and Spine Institute, the Cancer Institute and the region’s first dedicated Heart Hospital. The 2016 event proceeds benefitted the newly established Cancer Research Endowment.

Don’t forget to view photos from some of our past events, too!

For more information on sponsorship opportunities or how you can get involved, please contact the Development Office at 865-305-6611 or by email. Or, donate now in support of cancer research. 

TEE Up for Trauma Golf Tournament

The 11th annual TEE Up for Trauma Golf Tournament was held on May 16, 2016, at Cherokee Country Club. With the support of event chair, Larsen Jay, our corporate sponsors and more than 120 golfers from the community, more than $80,000 was raised in support of the Emergency and Trauma Center at The University of Tennessee Medical Center and the UT Graduate School of Medicine.

Each year, this event brings awareness toand provides support forthe region’s only Level 1 Trauma Center for both children and adults. As the primary referral center for medical care in Knox and 21 surrounding counties, the healthcare experts in the Emergency Department treat more than 85,000 patients each year with a commitment to individualized, patient-centered care and teamwork.

For more information regarding sponsorship opportunities or how you can get involved, please contact the Development Office at 865-305-6611 or by email. Or, donate now in support of our Emergency and Trauma Center.  

Blackberry Farm Wine Event

The annual Blackberry Wine Event is held at the beautiful Blackberry Farm in Walland, Tennessee. Each year, guests enjoy a wine tasting, dinner prepared by the world famous Blackberry chefs and entertainment and dancing.

Funds raised at the event directly benefit the Heart Lung Vascular Institute at The University of Tennessee Medical Center. In 2015, more than $60,000 was raised at the one night event, which is co-chaired by Ronda Landsman, Christy Phillips and Wendy Wortham. View photos from this year’s event!

If you are interested in attending the 2016 Blackberry Wine Event scheduled for August 21-22, please contact the Development Office at 865-305-6611 or by email. Or, donate now in support of the Heart Lung Vascular Institute. 

 

Comedy for a Cause

The 3rd annual Comedy for a Cause event will be held on Thursday, September 15, at The Lighthouse. To purchase tickets please click here. All proceeds will benefit The University of Tennessee Medical Center Cancer Institute's Gynecologic Cancer Education and Research Funds. Thank you to our Founding Sponsor, Baker Donelson for your support.

 

ManRun

Join us on Saturday, August 27th for The Man Run presented by Regal Entertainment Group. 100% of the proceeds benefit prostate cancer and men's health research, outreach and educational programs in East Tennessee. The Man Run is a 10k, 5k and a fun run/walk. 

REGISTER HERE

Photo Gallery

The medical center is honored to have a rich history of special event support; each unique and supportive of very worthy causes.  Take a look at some of our previous eventsand maybe you’ll even find yourself or those you know in some of the shots. View full photo gallery.

Third Party Events & Cause Marketing

Thank you for considering The University of Tennessee Medical Center and UT Graduate School of Medicine as a beneficiary of your upcoming fundraising efforts. We are very grateful to have friends like you, as you are helping support and further our mission to serve through healing, education and discovery.

In order to remain in compliance with medical center policies, the Development Office must be informed of, and in agreement with, all aspects of your potential fundraising event(s). Click here to read our third party fundraising policy, and learn more about next steps.

Please feel free to give us a call at 865.305.6611 or email us should you have additional questions.

We look forward to working with you soon!