Jimmy Watford

Taylor Watford Foundation Board members prepare Chamber Breakfast

Board members of the Taylor Watford Foundation prepared breakfast for the Greater Cayce-West Columbia Chamber meeting, Tuesday at Stone River. Also, Kyle Cullum, a Taylor Watford Board member addressed the meeting. He said the Taylor Watford Foundation, in its mission against substance abuse, is helping to fund treatment to businesses who may have an employee […]

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Taylor Watford Golf Tournament results in thousands raised to fight drug overdose deaths

A record amount was raised at the 4th Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament. The fundraising event was played last Thursday at the Golden Hills Golf and Country Club in Lexington and featured a steak lunch for the participants. “The golf tournament raised $17,000,” said Jade Watford, a tournament organizer. “That’s about $4,000 […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament is a huge success, 200 steak dinners and all

The 4th Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament took place at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club in Lexington, Thursday. Dozens of teams participated. They played 18 holes of golf and feasted on a steak lunch with sides. “It was a huge success,” said Jimmy Watford, who founded the Taylor Watford Foundation with […]

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Sponsor and register for the Sept. 22, Taylor Watford Foundation Golf Tournament

The 4th Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Hope Cup Golf Tournament is Sept. 22 at Golden Hills Golf and Country Club in Lexington. Tee times are 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. Registration and sponsorship information is below: Chuck Underhill, representing House of Raeford’s FLOCK is the Title Sponsor. Underhill and House of Raeford have donated $5,000 […]

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Register for: “Culture in Crisis” information about the substance abuse epidemic and mental health, July 30 – Presented by Taylor Watford Foundation

A Culture in Crisis – A Hope for the Future is a series of educational sessions intended to inform the community about mental health and substance abuse issues affecting our families. The Taylor Watford Foundation is presenting the event. It’s Saturday, from 9 a.m. until 1 p.m., on July 30, at Mt. Hebron Methodist Church, […]

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1st Annual Taylor Watford Run/Walk for Hope attracts good crowd, Saturday

It was good weather for a run Saturday morning. There was a cloud cover and the breeze was blowing. More than 100 runners and walkers took advantage of the good conditions to participate in the Taylor Watford Run/Walk for Hope. It started behind Brookland-Cayce High School. The Taylor Watford Foundation was founded by Jimmy and […]

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Taylor Watford Foundation 5K Run/Walk for Hope is May 21 – To fight substance abuse

The First Annual Taylor Watford Foundation Run/Walk for Hope is May 21, 8 a.m. (Registration begins at 7:15) The run begins behind Brookland-Cayce High School. The course runs through The Avenues of Cayce. There is a $100 Cash Prize for top male and female finishers. INFO:  $25 ages 11 and up $15 ages 10 and under […]

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Jade Watford, who lost her brother to substance abuse, speaks at the C-WC Chamber Breakfast

In late December of 2018, Jimmy Watford discovered his son Taylor, dead from an accidental overdose. “My worst fear was realized,” Jimmy said. The grief that followed Taylor’s death was immense. After Taylor’s death Jade Watford, Jimmy’s sister, Wendy Watford, Jade’s mother, and Jimmy established the Taylor Watford Foundation to help families deal with substance […]

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