Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission (ACC) plans to carefully review all the details surrounding an event scheduled at McCrobie’s in October.

“On Monday, the Alcohol Control Commission plans to hear from representatives of McCrobies,” said Rome City Clerk Joe Smith. “They will be there to explain the planned ‘Girls Gone Wild’ event at McCrobie’s on Oct. 24.”

The “Girls Gone Wild” franchise consists of a video series centering around young women exposing their bodies for the camera, usually in exchange for “Girls Gone Wild” branded merchandise such as t-shirts or ball caps.

Smith said David Guldenschuh, an attorney for McCrobie’s, will speak at Monday night’s meeting of the ACC.

“This is beyond the normal entertainment they have a license for,” Smith said.

Entertainment allowed there includes musical entertainment such as bands and deejays, along with patron dancing.

“McCrobie’s will be there to explain the event to the ACC,” Smith said. “I guess they will try to assure them that this is not a violation of the adult entertainment ordinance.”

City Code located within Rome’s Alcohol Ordinance also prohibits certain types of conduct at establishments that are licensed to sell, serve or dispense alcoholic beverages.

Another City Code states that any establishment that allows deviation from the “standard” entertainment is required to get prior approval by the ACC.

Rome City Commissioner Jamie Doss, a member of the ACC, said on Thursday that he was unaware of McCrobie’s planned “Girls Gone Wild” event.

“I need more information before making a decision,” Doss said.  

McCrobie’s representatives could not be reached for comment.

McCrobie’s is located at 325 Broad Street in downtown Rome.

Rome’s Alcohol Control Commission meets Monday, Sept. 28, at 5 p.m. in the Commissioners’ Chambers on the second floor of Rome City Hall on Broad Street.

 

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