Our 5th annual Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge is just around the corner and it is time to start recruiting your team and raising money!

Saturday, April 15, 2017 - 9:00 am

Hollingshead Aviation/Smyrna Air Center
300 Doug Warpoole Rd

(adjacent to Smyrna/Rutherford County Airport)
Smyrna, TN 37167

Hearts Take Flight Pull-a-Plane Challenge is a fun, unique fundraising event benefiting The Arc Tennessee, a statewide non-profit of and for people with intellectual and developmental disabilities and their families, promoting and protecting their human rights and actively supporting their full inclusion and participation in the community throughout their lifetimes.

The event pits teams in a tug-of-war against an airplane. Prizes are awarded for the fastest pull, the most enthusiastic team and the individual and team that raises the most money.

Free admission for spectators, free parking, open to the public. Music, dancing, fun kid activities and concessions.

NEW for 2017 - We've been dumped!! Literally! What does that mean? Teams of 10 will be pulling a dump truck! Yes, a dump truck that weighs more than a Jetstream!

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NEW for 2017 - Strong Man competition for lone men and women who think they can pull a King Air 350 the fastest!

NEW for 2017 - Self-advocate competition of teams of 5 individuals with disabilities pulling a King Air 350.

The First Giving site is up and ready for teams and supporters to register and fundraise. No one will want to miss the event this year so get it on your calendar and help us get at least 25 teams this year!

To set up a First Giving page or donate, click this link: http://www.firstgiving.com/arc-tn/hearts-take-flight-pull-a-plane-challenge-2017

Many thanks to our sponsors, pullers, volunteers and spectators who make this event possible!

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To learn more about The Arc Tennessee benefiting from this event, click the About Us link.

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