CARTERVILLE -- The Carterville Area Rotary Club is preparing for a big event in April. The club's Black Tie Masquerade Gala is Friday, April 28 at the Garden Grove Event Center in Carbondale.
The fundraiser is from 6 p.m. until midnight. Tickets are $100 each or a table for ten for $800. Money raised will benefit several projects and groups in southern Illinois including Gumdrops, The Carterville Dog Park, This Able Veteran and a Colombia Health Project.