In the mood for love? Or want to celebrate the love of your life?
Then head to the Rotary Valentine Dance!

If you’re looking for a fun way to celebrate Valentine’s Day with your sweetheart or friends, we have the ticket for you!  You are invited to the 16th annual Rotary Valentine Dinner-Dance on February 9 with the theme “An Evening in Paris” and music by FunDMC.

Cocktails will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Hamilton’s and a prime-rib meal will be served at 6:30 p.m. Vegetarian meals will also be available. A well-stocked dessert bar will provide a delightful selection of sweet treats!

Tickets are $35 per person and tables of eight can be reserved for $250. Entertainment will be provided by FunDMC beginning at 8:30 p.m. This band has an enthusiastic following across central Illinois. More information about this high-energy band and its non-stop music can be found at:

There will also be a live auction at 7:30 p.m. emceed by Jess Spradlin, in addition to a silent auction all evening. There will be a wide range of items to bid on!

This fun event is sponsored by the Jacksonville Rotary Club, and is open for everyone to attend. Advanced reservations are required. Online reservations can be made using the link below, or you can download a registration form and send your reservation by mail by clicking here. Checks are payable to “Jacksonville Rotary Club.” Reservations can be mailed to the attention of Sandy Sanders, P.O. Box 550, Jacksonville, IL 62651. For more information about this fun party, contact the Jacksonville Rotary Club at 217.371.9525.

Rotary is an international organization that does charitable and service work both locally and throughout the world. Rotary unites people from all continents, cultures, and occupations—it’s truly one of our greatest strengths. Our members are leaders in their fields and communities. Our diverse perspectives help us to see problems differently—and help us solve them in communities throughout the world.

The Valentine Dinner-Dance is a major annual fundraiser for the Jacksonville Rotary Club. Proceeds of the Club’s fundraisers benefit numerous nonprofit organizations in the Jacksonville community.

Join the entire community for this fun event!

About the Rotary Dance:

Each winter, traditionally the weekend before or on Valentine’s Day, the main ballroom at Hamilton’s in downtown Jacksonville is transformed for food, dancing, and fun! A live band is provided to help you dance the night away. Tickets are available from any Rotarian. The dance is a major fundraiser for Jacksonville Rotary. Proceeds from the dance fund Rotary projects including scholarships, area service projects, the student exchange program, the ferris wheel in Community Park, and much more.