‘Taste of Coral Springs’ Raises Big Money for Local Nonprofits

'Taste of Coral Springs' Raises Big Money for Local Nonprofits

L to R: Rose Farrone, JM Lexus; Joe Morera, Taste Committee; Vinnie Rebecca, Taste Committee; Kellie Hensley, Junior Achievement; Jim Dunn, JM Lexus; Beth Endlich, YMCA of So. Florida; Aimee Fretwell, YMCA of So. Florida; Julia Andrews, Museum of Art – City of Coral Springs; Andrew Carvo, Taste Committee; Christine Parkinson, City of Coral Springs; John S. Arnold, Taste Committee Chairperson.

By: Sharon Aron Baron

It was a big year for the Taste of Coral Springs, allowing the organization to donate more money than ever to local nonprofits.

Last February, over 800 people attended their Mardi Gras themed event complete live music, samplings of food, wine and craft beer. Proceeds benefitted children’s charities raising over $40,000.

“On behalf of the Taste Volunteer Committee and all of the charity volunteers, we want to say thank you so much for your support for this year’s event,” said Chairperson John Arnold.

Taste of Coral Springs recently presented checks to Junior Achievement of South FloridaYMCA of South FloridaCoral Springs Cadet Squadron, Civil Air Patrol and the Coral Springs Museum of Art

Since it’s inception in 1996, the organization has raised over $455,000 to local children’s charities.

The 2018 Taste of Coral Springs will take place on Tuesday, February 27, 2018. Visit Taste of Coral Springs for event information.

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