Kathy Whetzel

Taste on the River anticipation mounts – Get your tickets now

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation‘s 6th Annual Taste on the River is back. It’s scheduled from 5:30 p.m. until 9 p.m. Tuesday, June 14, at Stone River – 121 Alexander Road – West Columbia. The best restaurants from around the Midlands are coming together for a night of fun and festivities to support the beautification […]

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Van Crest Animal Hospital receives WCBF Quarterly Appearance Award

West Columbia Mayor Tem Miles and West Columbia City Council recognized Van Crest Animal Hospital for receiving the West Columbia Beautification Foundation Quarterly Appearance Award. Foundation Chairwoman Kathy Whetzel, Co-Chairwoman Lainie Lewis, and Board Member Steve Cohen presented the award.

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Black Rooster Owner Kristian Niemi receives Appearance Award from West Columbia Beautification Foundation

Black Rooster Owner Kristian Niemi received the Quarterly Appearance Award from West Columbia Beautification Foundation Chairwoman Kathy Whetzel and Vice-Chairwoman Lainie Lewis. Niemi received the award Tuesday at the September West Columbia City Council Meeting. Council thanked Mr. Niemi for his wonderful restaurant addition in the Brookland Development and for his contribution of his culinary […]

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Sandra Harley recognized by West Columbia Beautification Foundation for her years of service

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Chairwoman Kathy Whetzel and Vice Chairwoman Lainie Lewis presented Sandra Harley with a hand-painted piece of artwork for her years of service and dedication to the Foundation. West Columbia Mayor Pro-Tem Jimmy Brooks is also pictured. The artwork was also presented in memory of Sandy’s late husband, West Columbia City Councilman […]

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Melissa Sprouse Browne recognized by West Columbia Beautification Foundation for her years of service

West Columbia Beautification Foundation Chairwoman Kathy Whetzel and Vice Chairwoman Lainie Lewis presented Past WCBF Chairwoman Melissa Sprouse Browne with a hand-painted piece of artwork for her years of service and dedication to the Foundation. West Columbia Mayor Pro-Tem Jimmy Brooks is also pictured. The presentation was made at the West Columbia City Council meeting, […]

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Taste on the River sold most tickets ever

The West Columbia Beautification Foundation’s Taste on the River was a rousing success. It was held last Tuesday at Stone River.  “We are thrilled with the response and the support of the community,” said Kathy Whetzel, chairwoman of the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. It was the fifth year of Taste on the River and Whetzel […]

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Taste on the Congaree River draws capacity crowd, with a tribute to Bill Mooneyhan

The Stone River events venue at the West Columbia Riverwalk was packed, Tuesday. “We are very pleased with the response of the community,” said Kathy Whetzel, WCBF chairwoman. “This is a wonderful evening.” It was the fifth Annual Taste on the River to benefit the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. The “Taste” included a tribute to […]

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Taste on the River is Tuesday, in memory of Bill Mooneyhan – Get your ticket

Taste on the River is one of the top social occasions of the year. It’s a benefit for the West Columbia Beautification Foundation. The 5th Annual Taste on the River, featuring the area’s best restaurants, is Tuesday, June 8, from 6-to-9 p.m., at Stone River in West Columbia.   To purchase tickets click on: bit.ly/TOTR2021 “We are anticipating […]

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