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Join CPRF for Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour on April 8th

March 26, 2014

Join us for Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour on Tuesday, April 8th at the Capital City Club to support the Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation!

Join CPRF for Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour on April 8thJesse Epting, Chair of the Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation, will put his skills at mixology on display as a Celebrity Bartender as part of a fundraising event on Tuesday, April 8 to benefit the Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation.

The public is invited to the Capital City Club on the 25th Floor of the BB&T Building at Main and Gervais streets to put Mr. Epting skills to the test. The Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour will run from 5:30 to 7 p.m. on April 8.

The event is one in a series of happy hours at the club to help local charities raise funds for their missions. The Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation is a non-profit that supports the City of Columbia’s park programs and activities.

Complimentary Hors D’oeuvres will be served and all tips generated will go to support the foundation. If you cannot attend and would like to support our efforts, donations may be made through our online donation form.

The featured cocktail for the evening will be the Old Fashioned, which dates back to 1806 when a Louisville, KY, bartender invented the drink. In recent years, the drink has seen a resurgence because of the Mad Men television series.

Celebrity Bartender Happy Hour
Capital City Club, 25th floor, 1201 Main Street
Tuesday, April 8 from 5:30 to 7 p.m.


Columbia’s Riverfront Lights Up for the Holidays

November 13, 2013

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Wednesday, November 13, 2013
Contact: Virginia Bedford, (803)546-1482

Columbia’s Riverfront Lights Up for the Holidays

Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation along with City of Columbia Parks and Recreation will celebrate the holiday season with Christmas on the Congaree. This spectacular display of lighted Christmas trees will be at the all new Coble Plaza at Riverfront Park, 211 Gervais Street, behind EdVenture Children’s Museum, December 2 through the 31, from 6 to 10 p.m. nightly.
Visitors can expect to see an array of wonderfully decorated Green Giant Cedar Arborvitae trees along the Columbia Canal and the Congaree River. Christmas on the Congaree is open to the public. Admission is free.

This festive community event is being supported by local contributions made to the Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation. These contributions will help provide funding for inner-city youth to participate in summer programs being offered by City of Columbia Parks and Recreation. These programs allow youth to take advantage of skill-building opportunities to include reading, math, and science enrichment, as well as, cultural arts and outdoor experiences (i.e., kayaking, fishing at Riverfront Park and horseback riding).

Columbia Parks and Recreation Foundation (CPRF) is a non-profit 501 (c) 3 organization.

For more information on this event, call Virginia Bedford at (803)546-1482.

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