Celebrating the City – Banana Split & Banana Ball

The Chattanooga Zoo held its annual Banana Split and Banana Ball events this year on October 15th. Proceeds went to the Zoo’s programming and expansion efforts. Banana Ball guests enjoyed live music by Surround Sound Band, a cigar bar, food, drinks, animal encounters, and a special appearance from Julie Scardina.

Photos by Michael Hampton


August Paredes and Charlotte Wilson


Melanie Turner and Olivia Turner


Chris and Meredith Luke


Katy and Ron Gracy


Dr. Larry and Carol Young, and Shirley and Dr. Richard Krause


Tim Allen and Linda Allen


Jamie Ryan, Emma DuBose, and Rob Ryan with Sophie the Fennec Fox


Hannah Painter, Lisa Jackson, and Jenny Hawkins


Cindy Copeland and Nicole Flowers with Peaches the Moluccan cockatoo


Brooke and Robert Payne, Ruairi Hutchison, Madeline Ledbetter, and Kaylan Kennedy


Ronnie Rodger, Betsy Eckerman, and Iris Rodger with George the African Grey Parrot

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