John B. Ross, Jr. Award presented to Deep South President, Dave Rose

It is with great pride we celebrate the President of Deep South Entertainment, Dave Rose, and the recognition of his tireless community leadership with the John B. Ross, Jr. Award. Dave was presented with the John B. Ross, Jr. Award on August 25th, 2016 by the Greater Raleigh Convention an the Visitor's Bureau.

Given in honor of John B. Ross, Jr., the previous Board Chairman of the Greater Raleigh Convention and Visitor's Bureau, the award exemplifies the courage, leadership, dedication and inspiration which Dave Rose has portrayed through 21 years of work in the local music and tourism industry. As the owner and President of Deep South Entertainment, Dave has committed himself to bringing music (and lots of fun) to Raleigh through events such as Oak City 7The North Carolina State FairOut!Raleigh, The Governor's Inaugural Ball, and many more.

The John B. Ross Jr. Award was presented for the 21st time this year, putting Dave among many incredible local leaders including Restaurateur Ashley Christensen , Raleigh Mayor Charles Meeker, and NC State Athletic Director Lee Fowler.

Dave was joined on August 25th by the support of his co-worker of 17 years, Amy Cox, and his
wife, Melanie Rose.

Congratulations to Dave Rose on his dedicated leadership and commitment to this community!