Dragon Boat Festival raises $219K

Larry Van GuilderGet Out & Play

The 2019 KARM Dragon Boat Festival raised more than $219,500 and created greater awareness in the community about the KARM mission and its life-changing programs. KARM provides food, shelter and safety to the poor, homeless and hungry.


Congratulations to each of these teams and individuals for their fundraising work:

Top 4 Fundraising Teams:

CSA Structures Knoxville – $13,762
Serenity Princess Paddlers – $11,478
The Knox Fox – $8,635
Accenture – $6,614

Top 3 Fundraising Individuals:

Bobby Haines – $4,074
Ronnie Harris – $1,633
Derek Haun – $1,551

Race winners by division: Women’s, WiNS; Mixed, TN Heat; Open, Benchmark PT; Community/Non-profit, TN Heat; Health & Wellness, Benchmark PT; Financial, 21st Mortgage; Corporate, SVN Driftwood Ducks

Other winners: Best T-Shirt, Dragon Wagon; Best Team Tent, 12 for 12; Best Drummer Costume, Tennova 40 Arms of Fury

A happy Dragon-Boater

More photos and a complete list of winners are available here.

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