Jamming at the Beach Raises $10,000 for Scholarships

Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club’s Jamming at the Beach dance on Valentine’s Day exceeded all expectations both in the the fun that almost 300 guests enjoyed on the night and in the amazing $10,000 raised to sponsor local students at CVCC.

Rotary Jam 2015 BandIt was a freezing cold evening outside, but inside the Hollar Mill things soon heated up thanks to the outstanding performance of the Fantastic Shakers and the tireless dancers.

DancersThanks are due to our great sponsors, BB&T, Junior Shaggers, Copperweld, Auto Fitness Center, Commercial Fabricators Inc., Concept Frames Inc., Dr. Michael Wimberly D,D,S., Neurology Associates Auto Adventure Towing, Foothills Mortgage, DressSwell.

Thanks also to Meg and her staff, who looked after us so well, and to the many donors of items for the silent auction, whose generosity helped make possible the support that we will be able to offer to deserving local students as they continue their education.

Those attendees who asked when we were going to do this again will be pleased to know that plans are already underway for a Halloween dance.