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Fulmer to speak at Rocky Top Chamber dinner, auction

The Rocky Top Chamber of Commerce is honored to have Coach Phillip Fulmer as the guest speaker of the Chamber’s Annual Dinner and Auction on Thursday, May 19, 2016 at Main Street Baptist Church’s Family Life Center.

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Coach Fulmer served as Head Football Coach at Tennessee for 17 years, from 1992 to 2008.  He and his staff built an organization that produced the most successful era in modern Tennessee football history. Coach Fulmer and his staff were tireless recruiters and mentored some of the top names in college and NFL history.

In Coach Fulmer’s last 11 years, he coached the Vols in the SEC Championship game five times, winning twice. He also led the Vols to one of the greatest moments in school history, the 1998 National Championship in the very first BCS title game.

The doors will open at 6 p.m. and dinner will be served at 6:30 p.m.  There will also be a special Meet and Greet time before the dinner from 5:30 to 6:15 p.m. that participants can meet Coach Fulmer and have items signed if so desired.

There will be a live auction and all the proceeds from the dinner and auction will help fund the Rocky Top Chamber of Commerce scholarship program.

The Chamber offers scholarships to qualifying Anderson County High School students that attended Lake City Middle School. The number of scholarships offered per year is dependent on the amounts of funds available.

The cost of the dinner is $50 and the Meet and Greet with Coach Fulmer is an additional $25.00 Tickets can be reserved by calling the Rocky Top Chamber at 865-426-9595 or emailing the chamber at info@lrockytoptnchamber.com.  If you wish to purchase tickets online using a credit card, go to www.rockytoptnchamber.com and click on Annual Dinner in the main menu.

About Jim Harris

Jim Harris has been WYSH's News & Sports Director since 2000. In addition to reporting local news, he is the play-by-play voice for Clinton High School football, boys' and girls' basketball and baseball. Catch Jim live weekdays beginning at 6:20 am for live local news, sports, weather and traffic plus the Community Bulletin Board, shenanigans with Ron Meredith and more on the Country Club Morning Show on WYSH & WQLA. Jim lives in Clinton with his wife Kelly and daughter Carolina, his mother-in-law and cats Lucius and Oliver.

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