HRL River Rats General Meeting

Our next meeting will be on Thursday, March 2, at T-n-T’s (Tim & Tammy’s) Garage Mahal. We will have spaghetti as our entree for dinner. We will eat at 6:30 & the meeting will start at 7:30. Please bring an appetizer, side dish or a dessert & as always BYOB!

Email for the meeting address if you don’t know where to go.

Membership dues for 2023 were due last December! Please see our membership chairperson, Mary Anne, at our next meeting to re-up or you can print a form on this site & mail it in with your dues!

Either way, we’d love to have you back!


Go to the Past Events page to view pics of all the fun the River Rats have had over the years!


Congratulations to Rene Meyer -Vice President, Kerrie Owen – Secretary, Mary Anne Sloop – Board Member & Joel Lewis – Board Member, for being re-elected to their positions at our last meeting! All of you have done an outstanding job & we know that all of you will continue being a great asset to our organization!

We improved the quality of life for many families & for 140 children in Davidson County in 2022!

2023 Calendar:

We’ve got a lot of FUN planned for this year! Don’t miss out!

March 18 – Do you feel lucky? If you do, then come join us for a night of fun at our bi-annual Casino Night fundraiser! This event will be on Saturday, March 18 from 6-10pm at T-n-T’s Garage Mahal. We will have Blackjack & Texas Hold’em tables for you to test your luck. The initial buy-in is $30 & gets you $1,000 worth of chips to play at any table. Should your luck go south, you may buy back in for $20 & receive another $1,000 worth of chips. A prize will be given to the luckiest player with the most chips at the end of the night. Please bring a snack, appetizer or dessert & as always, BYOB. If you need directions, then email me at

All proceeds from this fundraiser go to the High Rock Lake River Rats. After all…

It’s for the KIDS!

April 29 – Membership Appreciation Cookout/May meeting at Mark & Susie’s (Members ONLY, Pool opens at 2, eat at 5)

June 3 – Treasure Hunt on High Rock Lake (Starts at HIGH noon at Slim Miller’s pier)

July 14 & 15 – Poker Run on High Rock Lake (Draw first card at Alive after 5 on Friday. Remaining cards drawn at piers on HRL on Saturday)

Sept. 30 – Golf Tournament at Lexington Golf Club

Oct. 14 – Casino Night at T-n-T’s (6-10pm)

Oct. 28 – Lexington BBQ Festival Parking at the ABC on N. Main St. (Starting at 7am)

Nov. 4 – Christmas Benefit at RCR (6-10pm)

Dec. 4 – Lexington Christmas Parade (Decorate boat at 4pm, parade starts at 6pm)

Dec. 9 – Christmas Dinner/Meeting at T-n-T’s (5-6pm is social hour, eat at 6, meeting to follow)

We are going to give away (4) 4 year, $2,000/year scholarships this year, (2) at SDHS & (2) at CDHS! We are also giving away (2) 1 year, $2,000 scholarships, to a community college, (1) at SDHS & (1) at CDHS! If you are a senior at either school, then please see your Guidance Counselor to get an application for the River Rats’ Scholarship ASAP.

If you enjoy having fun and contributing to a great cause, please consider becoming a River Rat. The River Rats have improved the quality of life for thousands of children and hundreds of families in our community since 1987 and we continue to be…


                Executive Committee:

    • President – Kevin Hicks
    • Vice President –Rene Meyer
    • Treasurer – Susie Everhart
    • Secretary – Kerrie Owen
    • Board Member – Joel Lewis
    • Board Member –Julia Euliss
    • Board Member – Mary Anne Sloop
    • Board Member – Shannon McNeill
    • Board Member – Tammy Sherman
    • Consultant – Richard Freund