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


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August Paredes and Charlotte Wilson

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Melanie Turner and Olivia Turner

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Chris and Meredith Luke

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Katy and Ron Gracy

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

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Tim Allen and Linda Allen

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

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Hannah Painter, Lisa Jackson, and Jenny Hawkins

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Cindy Copeland and Nicole Flowers with Peaches the Moluccan cockatoo

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

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

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