Raleigh, NC, December 17, 2009 --(PR.com
)-- Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (www.rockytophospitality.com), has announced that the company raised more than $7,000 during the Memories for Marcus fundraiser that took place on Dec. 2 at Hi5 Sports Bar & Grill. The event, which accepted monetary and toy donations, was held to benefit the WakeMed Children’s Hospital. Mike Morse of the G105 morning show “Bob & the Showgram” emceed the event, which also featured door prizes and a silent auction.
“We want to thank everyone for their support and generosity during this year’s Memories for Marcus event,” said Ogan. “We are truly amazed at the donations that were received, and know this will brighten the holidays for many children this year.”
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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 www.rockytophospitality.com.
Located at 510 Glenwood Ave. in downtown Raleigh, Hi5 is a sports restaurant and multimedia lounge where eating is a sport. Hi5’s daily menu features decidedly non-sports bar fare like American tapas and Kobe beef cheeseburgers. All food is $5, from burgers, wings and nachos to pizza, sandwiches, salads and entrees. The restaurant provides a plethora of plasma televisions, private fan rooms and drink specials. Hi5 offers exciting specials every night of the week, such as Monday’s Hop Head Night, Tuesday’s Karaoke Suicide and Saturday’s Dinner and Dancing. A disc jockey energizes the atmosphere Thursday through Saturday, and there is live entertainment throughout the week.
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