First Taste in Ferguson Set for June 30

Proceeds will Fund Scholarships Established by Local Families

The city of Ferguson is hosting a new event this year. The Taste of Ferguson will be held on Sunday, June 30 from 3 – 6 p.m. at the Savoy Banquet Center.

The event will have food tasting, beer and wine sampling and a ‘taste of art’ event. Restaurants from Ferguson and surrounding communities will have samples of favorite menu items. Samples of beer and wine will also be provided.

The Northern Art Council is working with the event to provide art. There will be live demonstrations and works by several artists on display.

Tickets are available now at Corner Coffee House, Marley’s Bar & Grill, Whistle Stop, and Robinwood Automotive. Tickets are $20 for adults, and $10 for children 5- 12.

The Taste of Ferguson is a fundraiser; all process will go towards the Robbie McGartland and Samantha Lipka Memorial Scholarship Funds.

Robbie McGartland died in 2012 at the age of 20. His family has set up a scholarship fund at Blessed Teresa of Calcutta School.

Samantha Lipka died at the age of 17. Her parents established a scholarship fund for high school seniors in the Ferguson Florissant School District. The fund was started in 2007 and has given over $14,000 in scholarships.

Restaurants participating in the Taste in Ferguson include many Ferguson favorites, such as Vincenzo’s, Ferguson Brewing Company, Cork Wine Bar, Marley’s Bar & Grill,  Paul’s Market, and Whistle Stop, as well as several others.

 



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