Katherine White Named to Board of 14th Annual Jingle Ball

Raleigh, NC, December 14, 2007 --(PR.com)-- Dean Ogan, owner of Rocky Top Hospitality (www.rockytophospitality.com), has announced that Katherine White, director of catering for Rocky Top, has been named to the board of the14th Annual Jingle Ball. The event is scheduled for Thursday, Dec.16 from 6:30-10:30 p.m. at the Marbles Kids Museum, located at 210 E. Hargett St. in downtown Raleigh. Each attendee is asked to bring a new unwrapped toy valued at $20 or more per person. All toys and gifts are distributed to children in need through The Salvation Army of Wake County’s Christmas Cheer Program. For those not bringing a gift, admission is $30 by cash or check at the door. The Jingle Ball is hosted by the Capital City Clauses, a nonprofit organization comprised entirely volunteers, and all contributions are tax-deductible.

White has 18 years of experience in the catering and restaurant industry. Prior to joining Rocky Top, White worked in the catering industry on film sets and received a bachelor’s degree in hotel and restaurant management from Johnson and Wales University in Charleston, S.C.

“We are pleased to announce that Kathy has been named to the board of the Jingle Ball,” said Ogan. “Her attention to detail and experience organizing fantastic events, ranging from corporate luncheons to wedding receptions, will be a huge asset to this year’s Jingle Ball.”

About Rocky Top Hospitality:
Rocky Top Hospitality has been devoted to improving Raleigh, North Carolina’s local dining scene since 1998, when their first restaurant opened. Michael Dean’s Wood Oven and Seafood Grill was the culmination of years of planning by Dean Ogan. Six other restaurants have now opened under the Rocky Top Hospitality name. New restaurants are always built from the menu-out, so the emphasis is always on the food and how to create an experience you can’t find anywhere else. For more information visit their Web site at www.rockytophospitality.com.

Patty Briguglio
MMI Associates, Inc.
PR Firms Raleigh, NC

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