Optional Events


Wednesday, October 2 | 8 am–Noon or Thursday, October 3 |Noon-4 pm


Professional Tour: Carolinas Rehabilitationproftour200

Come tour Carolinas Rehabilitation, one of the nation's largest not-for-profit rehabilitation providers. CARF accredited in 17 programs, Carolinas Rehabilitation was awarded top performer in customer service 4 years in a row and ranked in the 99th percentile for employee engagement. Carolinas Rehabilitation created the EQUADReSM network, allowing inpatient rehabilitation facilities to share information, ideas, and best practices to drive quality improvement. You will tour two hospitals; the flagship hospital specializing in neurotrauma and oncology rehabilitation and the newest hospital, which shares a building with a LTAC hospital and is the only building of of its kind in North Carolina.

Preregistration is required.

Fee: $25


Wednesday, October 2 | 7:15–8:30 pm


Get Down and Get Moving to Support RNF

line-dancing200No more standing on the sidelines when everyone else is on the dance floor having a ball; here is your opportunity to learn the latest and most popular line dances in an entertaining class that will teach you all the groovin' moves that are so much fun to do than watch. This contemporary dance class will teach you how to dance the Electric Slide, The Thriller moves, the Cupid Shuffle, and the famous Cha Cha Slide. Guaranteed to make you laugh and have a great time, this event includes a cash bar.

All proceeds will benefit the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation (RNF).

Fee: $40 per person


Friday, October 4 | 6:15-7 am


Zsa Zsa Zsa Zumba in the Morning

What a way to start your day--with a Zumba Fitness Party! Featuring exotic rhythms set to high-energy Latin and international beats, getting fit has never been more exciting. This exhilarating class will set your energy levels off the charts as you dance your way into the day. Zumba is easy to do and suitable for all fitness levels.

Fee: Free, complimentary bottled water will be provided.


Friday, October 4 | 6:30-8:30 pm


Bowling for RNF Dollars at Strike City Bowlingbowling200

Join us for an entertaining evening of bowling and mingling at a trendy uptown Charlotte hot spot in Epicenter. A stylish pair of bowling shoes in just your size and your favorite color ball  await your arrival, whether your skill level is a king pin or pin head. Everyone is in for a good time to network and enjoy a fun evening out on the town. The best part is proceeds support the Rehabilitation Nursing Foundation.

Guests will enjoy 2 hours of bowling with appetizers, dinner, desserts, and non-alcoholic beverages. A cash bar will also be available.

Fee: $125 per person