Hickory, NC – The Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club has announced that it will be hosting its annual Costume Ball on Friday, October 11, 2019, from 7:00 to 11:00 pm at Moretz Mills, located at 74 8th Street SE, in Hickory, NC. The event is the latest in a series of popular and hugely successful holiday-themed fundraising dances sponsored by Tarheel Wealth Management.

The doors for the dance open at 7:00 pm, with DJ Eric Bowman playing from 7:00 to 8:00 pm, followed by the award-winning Extraordinaires Band from 8:00 to 11:00 pm – this dance/party is sure to be a sell-out. The Extraordinaires are consistently booked throughout the southeast, have opened for Lynyrd Skynyrd and many other famous acts. Costumes are welcome and there will be a contest for the best and most uniquely dressed. A full meal, dancing, a cash bar, and shag lessons will be included with the price of admission, which is $30 per person. Proceeds from the event will be used to fund scholarships to CVCC for economically challenged students who otherwise would not be able to attend classes.

A member of Rotary International District 7670, the Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club was chartered on November 7, 2000, and has grown to become the most diverse Rotary club in western North Carolina. A small, friendly club with over 30 members, the Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club focuses on educational initiatives and the needs of the homeless and veterans in our community. The club also embraces the Rotary motto, “Service Above Self,” and specializes in having fun while serving others. The mission of Rotary International is to provide service to others, promote integrity, and advance world understanding, goodwill, and peace through its fellowship of business, professional, and community leaders. The Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club meets Wednesdays at 7:00 am in the Fireside Room at Lenoir-Rhyne University. For more details, please call Bob Steiger at 828-303-0057 or visit hickorysunriserotary.org.