SALISBURY, NC (WBTV) - The RSVP deadline is Friday for the Rowan County Chamber of Commerce's 92nd Annual Gala. The event will be held on Thursday, January 11, 6 p.m. at the West End Plaza (1935 Jake Alexander Blvd.).
The Chamber will be celebrating Rowan's Entrepreneurial Spirit along with community partners Rowan EDC and Rowan County Tourism Authority. Novant Health Rowan Medical Center is the Title Sponsor.
The gavel will pass from 2017 Chair Tim Norris of Healthcare Management Consultants to 2018 Chair Janet Spriggs with Rowan-Cabarrus Community College. Kent Bernhardt will emcee and provide entertainment. Awards will be presented for: Paul E. Fisher Chamber Volunteer of the Year; Chamber Champion Small Business of the Year; Duke Energy Citizenship & Service Award; and new this year will be Tourism Customer Service awards and remarks from Rowan EDC.
There will be a reception and catered sit-down meal for a gala evening. Dress is business professional or semi-formal. Corporate sponsorship tables are $1,000 with eight premium seats. Individual tickets are available for Chamber members $45 per person or $80 for a couple (two tickets) and will not be assigned seating (first come; first served). Non-members are welcome to attend; however, the price is $80 per person.