Dean Ogan Named to Executive Committee of Swing Fore a Cure

Raleigh, NC, March 26, 2009 --( Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality, ( has been named to the executive committee of the American Cancer Society’s Triangle Swing Fore a Cure. Rocky Top Hospitality is a sponsor of the annual golf tournament, which raises funds for the American Cancer Society. The golf tournament is scheduled for Monday, April 27 at 10 a.m. at the Raleigh Country Club, located at 400 Donald Ross Drive.

American Cancer Society golf tournaments provide players of all skill levels an outstanding golf experience and the opportunity to support cancer research, education, advocacy and patient support programs in local communities. Other partners for the event include: Genworth Financial, Hosted Solutions, U.S. Food Service, RBC Bank, Richards Commercial Properties, Kane Realty, Maxwell 3 and GSC Surveying.

“I am pleased to have been named to the executive committee of the Swing Fore a Cure golf tournament,” said Ogan. “I am a big believer in giving back to the community, which is why I am so pleased that Rocky Top Hospitality has been able to play such a large role in this event.”

About Rocky Top Hospitality:
Rocky Top Hospitality has been devoted to improving Raleigh, North Carolina’s local dining scene since 1998, when its first restaurant opened. Michael Dean’s Seafood Grill and Oyster Bar was the culmination of years of planning by Dean Ogan. Six other restaurants have now opened under the Rocky Top Hospitality name and include The Twisted Fork Grill, Market & Bar, The Red Room Tapas Lounge, Bogart’s American Grill, Hi5, The Mash House Brewery & Chophouse, as well as 1705 Prime Catering & Events, a thriving events facility and catering business. Rocky Top Hospitality always builds restaurants from the menu-out, so the emphasis is always on the food and how to create an experience you cannot find anywhere else. For more information visit the Web site at

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