June 19, 2012. Former NC House Speaker, Joe Hackney, will host a fundraiser for Cullie Tarleton on Friday, June 22 from 5:30 p.m.-7 p.m. at Appalachian Ski Mountain. Tarleton served two terms in the NC House and is running for election in November. The event is open to the public. Suggested donation is $100 per person or $150 per couple. For more information, call 828-295-3353.