Empower Cocke County to host spring fundraisers

Empower Cocke County is gearing up for its spring events! 

Empower Cocke County is hosting its first annual Motorcycle Fundraiser Ride on Saturday, March 24 at 11 a.m. Registration starts at 9 a.m, and it costs $10 per person to ride. Tickets include lunch and prizes at the door. 

The ride will start and end at the Empower building at 370 East Broadway Street in Newport, and will last about 2 hours. The rain date for the Motorcycle Fundraiser Ride is set for March 31. 

Empower Cocke County will host its fourth annual golf tournament at The Smoky Mountain Country Club on April 21. Registration for the tournament begins at 9 a.m. and will start at 10 a.m. 

Entry fees are set at $60 per person, with a $10,000 hole-in-one prize opportunity. Other prices include $125 for the longest drive and $125 for the closest pin. 

The Empower Cocke County pregnancy center will host a Walk For Life 5K that is superhero themed. 

The Walk For Life will be held on May 19 at Newport City Park. The cost to register for adults is $30 and for kids, it will cost $20 to register. 

The superhero theme was chosen to honor those who choose to live as superheros. 

There will also be a one mile fun-run for all ages with a $15 registration fee. 

Proceeds from the Walk For Life 5K and fun run will be used for a bigger, new location needed due to recent client growth. 

The last day to pre-register is May 1 and those that pre-register are guaranteed a t-shirt. 

Information about this event can be found on www.optionsnewport.com under the 5K tab.

Empower Cocke County is a 501 c3 organization that helps individuals with positive life

change. It offer classes for domestic violence, parenting, finance, and 12 step A&D.

Empower Cock County will also  assist with various financial needs that can help an individual trying to get their life together. 

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