THE 3rd ANNUAL ROCKABILLY PROM: ROCKIN’ LUAU EDITION! brought to you by ROCSTART and Grease Rags Clothing Company.
WHEN: Saturday February 18, 2017. 7pm to midnight.
WHERE: The beautiful Ramona Pavilion Ballroom will be transformed into a tropical paradise! With tons of free parking, unique architecture and a beautiful wood floor. This is an ideal venue for dancing!
WHY: All proceeds from this fundraising event will benefit ROCSTART (Rallying For Oral Cancer Support Through ART). ROCSTART's mission is to raise funds to provide support to oral cancer patients and survivors, as well as raise awareness of oral cancer in our area. To learn more about ROCSTART please visit www.rocstartjax.org.
THE STUFF YOU REALLY WANT TO KNOW: Don’t miss this popular event! It just gets better year after year! Our new venue was a hit last year and we are bringing back some stellar entertainment along with a few new features to keep things fresh! Show up in your best tropical attire or 1950's getup and show off your dance moves!
Dance to rockabilly classics by Beau and The Burners! Our favorite DJ Jason Provost will be glad to take requests to keep you dancing all night! Be dazzled by a fire spinning performance by Inferno Inc.! Then prepare yourself for the return of award winning Elvis Tribute Artist, Victor Trevino Jr.!
Throughout the evening you can expect to hear rockabilly, rock n' roll and classic r&b standards. A couple of 80's favorites will be thrown in for good measure. If you can dance to it, it's a possibility!
Ticket price includes:
- A full buffet dinner and dessert including coffee, tea and water.
- One drink ticket per person redeemable at the full service bar.
- Full prom photography service by Red Velvet Photography!!! This is a huge hit every year and we are so happy to have them back again. Afterwards, attendees will have access to download photos at no charge so you can remember all the fun you had!
- Cash bar.
- The ever popular raffles for art, services, and merchandise of all sorts!
- 8 free dance classes at The Dance Shack. (Buy your tickets early so you can take advantage of all 8 classes!)
DRESS CODE: This year we have an additional theme to play with! Rockin’ Luau! If you feel so inclined to don your best Hawaiian shirt, please do so but it is not required. Also, period appropriate (1950s) attire is encouraged but not required. Dancing shoes are HIGHLY recommended!
Can I purchase tickets with cash?
Yes. Cash purchases can be made at Grease Rags Clothing Co., 1670-2 San Marco Blvd., Jacksonville, FL 32207.
Where can I stay up to date on event happenings?
Please visit the event page on Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/1588568774800942/ and follow our Community page https://www.facebook.com/rockabillypromjax/?fref=ts
Are there ID requirements or an age limit to enter the event?
No children under the age of 16 will be permitted. Additionally, anyone receiving an alcoholic beverage will be ID'd so make sure you have your State issued Drivers License, Identification Card or Military ID with you.
What are my transport/parking options getting to the event?
Parking is abundant and at no charge.
What can/can't I bring to the event?
If you have special dietary needs, please feel free to bring what you need to get through the event. No outside beverages or coolers will be permitted.
Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Is my registration/ticket transferrable?
Tickets are transferrable but must be approved by contacting the organizer at the information shown above.
What is the refund policy?
Tickets are non-refundable.
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At ROCSTART, our mission is to raise awareness of Oral Cancer and provide support to Oral Cancer patients throughout their treatment. The majority of our fundraising activities will involve visual or performing arts and the proceeds will provide products or services to help those in need during the most trying of times. Our goal is to be an organization of caring individuals who work diligently to improve the quality of life of the patients while adding value to the community in general.
The foundation was created by an oral cancer survivor, Cynthia Platt, who recognized a need for increased awareness of Oral Cancer within her community. Additionally, she found that even when a patient receives the best medical care available, the "little things" often fall by the wayside. The special needs of an Oral Cancer patient are many and are not always immediately identified, met, or covered by insurance. Dental care, xerostomia (dry mouth) products, radiation burn prevention - to name but a few.
Initially funded by donations from friends and family, the foundation is dependent on donations from the public and is a 501c3 non-profit organization as determined by the Internal Revenue Service.