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Yager announces plans for 24th annual Chili Supper, Silent Auction

The 24th annual Community Chili Supper and Silent Auction sponsored by Senator Ken Yager (R – Kingston) has been set for November 17, 2017.  The event will take place in Harriman at Roane State Community College in the Student Lounge from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. EST. All proceeds raised will go to the operation of the Roane County Free Medical Clinic.

“I am happy to sponsor the annual chili supper and silent auction to benefit a local non-profit,” said Senator Yager. “This year we are pleased to support the Free Medical Clinic of Roane County, located in Harriman. The clinic provides no-charge primary care and wellness services to low-income uninsured residents of the county.”

Senator Yager served as Roane County Executive for 24 years (1982-2006).  He was elected in 2008 to Senate District 11 which includes Roane, Rhea, Scott, Morgan, Campbell, Fentress and Pickett Counties. Tickets for the event are $5 at the door.  Admission for preschool age children is free.  Celebrity servers will ladle the “world famous” chili. Live entertainment direct from Nashville will entertain.  There will also be a Silent Auction during the Chili Supper with proceeds also going to the Free Medical Clinic of Roane County.  “As always for this event, the same rules will apply: serve good chili and make no speeches,” says Yager.

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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