West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s 8th annual Taste on the River raises almost $40,000

July 11, 2024

The 8th Annual West Columbia Beautification Foundation Taste on the River was an unforgettable evening celebrating the vibrant food scene in the Midlands while supporting the ongoing beautification efforts in West Columbia. Held at Stone River on Tuesday, June 11, 2024, from 5:30 PM to 9:00 PM, the annual event raised $37,449.25.

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Chairperson Kathy Whetzel said, “We are very excited with the success of this year’s event. We had new faces, premier restaurants and auction items, and the volunteers’ support. Keep an eye for all the plantings from the proceeds.”

The impressive lineup of participating restaurants included some of the industry’s most beloved culinary destinations and new rockstars. Guests enjoyed the culinary delights of the following establishments:

  • Black Rooster
  • Cafe Strudel
  • SakiTumi
  • The Dragon Room
  • Blue Marlin
  • Hite’s BBQ
  • The Hollow
  • Signature Catering
  • Prohibition
  • Nick’s House of Pizza
  • Brickhouse Coffee & Tea Co.
  • The Cake House Casa de Pastel
  • Always Original Bakery

Facebook event link (pictures posted here): https://www.facebook.com/events/424213106961160/

For more information, contact Brittany Raven at [email protected].

All proceeds benefitted the West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s efforts.

Thank you to our sponsors:

  • ~Brookland~
  • Irmo Arbor Day Inc.
  • ~Platinum~
  • By Design
  • Something Borrowed
  • ~Gold~
  • O.B. ONE Communications
  • West Point Coins
  • Whetzel’s Automotive
  • Stone River
  • Safety For Sarah
  • Border States
  • Gregory Electric
  • Southern Custom Doors
  • Lake Murray DJ Service
  • Midlands Media Group
  • Moore Bradley Myers Law Firm
  • House of Raeford