Hi5 American Restaurant and Sports Bar Hosts 5th Annual Memories for Marcus Fundraiser

Rocky Top Hospitality Restaurant Supports Children of the WakeMed Foundation

Raleigh, NC, December 03, 2010 --(PR.com)-- Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (http://www.rockytophospitality.com), has announced that Hi5 American Restaurant and Sports Bar will host its 5th Annual Memories for Marcus toy-drive and fundraiser on Wednesday, Dec. 1 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Hi5 customers will receive a buffet meal for making a $20 donation or bringing in a new unwrapped toy. The evening will include door prizes, great food and a silent auction.

All proceeds will benefit the Wake Med Children through the WakeMed Foundation. Toys will be given to hospitalized children during the holidays. Checks can be made payable to WakeMed Foundation and specified for “Memories for Marcus” in the memo line.

“Hi5 has been dedicated to the Memories for Marcus for several years now,” said Ogan. “It is an extremely touching cause that anyone can be a part of. We are extremely glad that we can help contribute to it and maybe bring a smile to a hospitalized child during the holiday season.”

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- The WakeMed Foundation is in need of items for infants, toddlers and teenagers.

- Suggestions include: light up toys, rattles (not cloth), pacifiers, sippy cups, onesies, musical toys, Nerf toys, movies/DVDS, video games, journals, nail polish, handheld games, deck of cards, etc.

About Hi5:
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. For more information, visit http://hi5raleigh.com.

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 website at http://www.rockytophospitality.com.

Michelle Fowler
MMI Public Relations
(919) 233-6600

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