Saturday, February 20, 2016  |  7:30 PM
City Club of Rock Hill | 140 East Main Street, Rock Hill, SC



HOSTS || Fire King Chuck Boozer  •  Ice Queen Laurabree Monday

Cool Jazz with Jessica Borgnis Trio  •  Eric Brown on Saxophone

Diamond DJs Joe Larson & Michael Maul 

Performances with TuxedoKat

Fire & Ice Sculpture by Artisan Ice Sculptures

Silent Auction • Raffle for 6' Stainless Steel Palmetto Tree by Bob Doster

Signature Fire & Ice Drinks  •  Heavy Hors d'oeuvres

Black Tie Optional  •  Fire & Ice Attire Suggested*


Come ready to burn up the dance floor in the Fire Ballroom with Diamond DJs Joe Larson and Michael Maul as they spin the hottest hits. Get your requests in early – suggest your favorite fire and ice songs to be played throughout the night. Jack TuxedoKat will dazzle with her Flow Art using LEDs. Fall in love with Cool Jazz by the Jessica Borgnis Trio in the Ice Lounge. Have your photo taken by Mike Baker of MBaker Photographic with the Fire & Ice sculpture created especially for the gala by Artisan Ice Sculptures of Charlotte. Catch your breath while enjoying signature Fire & Ice drinks from the open bar and relax with a bite to eat. Follow the dulcet tones of Eric Brown on saxophone to the Gem Mine where guests may bid on original art by Caroline Rust Ward, Jim Camann, Katherine Petke, Liz Lee, Harriet Goode, Alf Ward, Cynthia Howard, The Cordial Churchman, and many others in the silent auction. An original, 6-foot tall, brushed stainless steel palmetto tree by renowned South Carolina artist, Bob Doster will be raffled off at the end of the night.



*If you're feeling hot, wear fiery red or warm orange from head-to-toe. Feeling cold as ice? Sparkle in shimmering silver, snowy white or frosty blue. Visit the Arts Council's Pinterest Board for the 2016 Fire & Ice Gala for inspiration. | Fire & Ice on Pinterest

This is the Arts Council's signature fundraising event, with proceeds benefiting the Arts Council of York County's arts in education and community engagement programs, the ACYC On Tour Performing Arts Series, Blues & Jazz Festival, Underexposed Film Festival yc, exhibits in the galleries at the Center for the Arts, and events across the county. 


Support the arts in York County by purchasing your raffle tickets for the chance to win a signed, original, 6-foot-tall, brushed stainless steel Palmetto Tree sculpture by renowned South Carolina artist, Bob Doster.



For more than fifty years, Bob Doster has created art that ranges from whimsical collectibles to monumental public works of art. As a teaching artist, he has worked with more than 150,000 students of all ages. Doster has received numerous awards and accolades including the Elizabeth Verner O’Neill Award, the South Carolina Hero of the Child, the Marian Hagins Competition Award, the York County Cultural & Heritage Commission’s “Keeper of the Culture," and his studio, Backstreet Studio has been named the Lancaster County Chamber of Commerce Small Business of the Year.


Doster’s public works may be seen across North and South Carolina including works at the Culture Heritage Museums in York County, on Main Street in Fort Mill, in Greenville on Main Street, at the Hyatt Regent Lobby, and in Julie Valentine Memorial Park, and at Founders Federal Credit Unions in Spartanburg, Chester, Lancaster, and Charlotte.


The winning raffle ticket will be drawn on Saturday, February 20, 2016. The winner will be notified on Monday, February 22, 2016.



Comporium Communications  •  Janice M. Jones
Rock Hill Coca-Cola Bottling Company  •  Williams & Fudge

Steve & Barbara Ellsworth  •  Gala Affairs  •  The Herald  •  Morton & Gettys  •  Greg & Mary Lynn Norton

Twisted Lemon Salon & Spa  •  Brian & Julie Wacaster  •  Wells Fargo  •  Henry Woods & Gale Teaster

Nelson & Suzie Wright  •  York Technical College

Mack & Shirley Bailey  •  John & Rika Castaldo  •   Kevin & Alice Davis  •  Duke Energy  •  Martin & Harriet Goode

Dawn Johnson - State Farm, LLC  •  Chick & Linda Williams

CN2  •  Carolina Auto Resource  •  Gregory's Formal Wear  •  MBaker Photographic  •  News Talk 94.3 WRHI

PuckerButt Pepper Company  •  Carey F. Smith  •  York County Ballet



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