St. Patrick’s Day Dance

Join Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club for a St. Patrick’s Day Dance to the music of the Black Water Rhythm & Blues Band. Saturday March 17th at Moretz Mill in beautiful downtown Hickory, NC. The fun starts at 7 pm and we throw you out at 11 (politely, of course). A full meal is included in the ticket price of $30 and there is a cash bar.


Proceeds from the evening go towards funding scholarships to Catawba Valley Community College for deserving young people who otherwise might not be able to afford to attend.

To purchase your ticket(s) call 828-303-0057 or email us.


Valentines Dance 2016 Featuring “The Entertainers.”

Hickory Sunrise Rotary’s annual Valentine’s beach party takes place this year on Saturday February 13th at Moretz Mills in North Carolina’s westernmost beach town, beautiful downtown Hickory. As with previous events, proceeds will go towards providing scholarships for deserving local students wishing to attend CVCC.

Music will be provided by legendary beach band The Entertainers.


Tickets are $30 and include a meal. There will be a cash bar and a silent auction. The party starts at 7 pm and runs until 11 pm.

Tickets are going fast, so to avoid missing out, reserve yours by calling 828-303-0057.

When: February 13th 2016, 7 – 11 p.m.

Where: Moretz Mills, 74 8th street SE in downtown Hickory

Why: To raise money for scholarships for deserving local students – and enjoy good music in a great atmosphere

Tickets available from: Any member, or call Bob at 828-303-0057, or email us, tell us how many tickets you need and we’ll hold them for you at the door. Tickets are $30 each and cover dinner and, of course, the music.

Many thanks once again to Tar Heel Wealth Management for providing major sponsorship for the event.


Sunrise Rotary Gears Up for February’s “Jamming at the Beach”

Preparations are well under way for the second annual Rotary Jam, presented by Hickory Sunrise Rotary Club. 2015’s event, which takes place on Valentine’s Day, has a beach theme and will feature music from the Fantastic Shakers, heavy hors d’oeuvres and even shag lessons! More information will be available soon, both here and at our Facebook page.

MegThis morning’s meeting saw a visit from Meg Locke, owner of the event venue, The Crossing at Hollar Mill. Meg’s generosity has been invaluable in keeping down the cost of the event, thus boosting the amount of the money generated from the evening’s festivities that can be dedicated to scholarships.

The club expressed its gratitude to Meg. We really couldn’t hope for a more beautiful venue!