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Wine on the River
Posted by: Jennifer Wilson, Public Relations Manager | August 14, 2012
West Columbia, S.C.– The Lexington Medical Center Foundation’s Women of Hope will host “Wine on the River” at the West Columbia Riverwalk on Saturday, August 25, 2012 from 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM. “Wine on the River” is a great event that will feature wine tasting, food sampling and musical entertainment combined with the beautiful sights, sounds and scenery along the Congaree River. This fun evening will benefit the Cancer Care Fund at Lexington Medical Center, which provides resources, supplies and services to cancer patients in need in our community.
The wine tasting will be provided by Village Store in Lexington and offer a variety of red and white wines. Guests can also sample delicious food from local restaurants including Salsarita’s, Dupre Catering, Ruby Tuesday, Village Catering, Alodia’s and Café Strudel. Jim LeBlanc, a singer, songwriter and guitarist from Columbia, will entertain with music throughout the evening.
Women of Hope is a women’s giving circle that is part of the Lexington Medical Center Foundation. Established in 2011, the goal of Women of Hope is to identify health issues in the Midlands and work to bring about positive change. People attending “Wine on the River” can also learn how to join Women of Hope.
Tickets for “Wine on the River” are $25 each in advance and $35 at the entrance. To purchase tickets, you can call 803-791-2540 or go to www.lmcfoundation.com – and click on the Eventbrite link on that page.
Attendees can purchase beer during the event, but food and wine is included in the ticket price.
The presenting sponsor for Wine on the River is Blue Cross Blue Shield of South Carolina. Additional sponsors are First Citizens, Lexington Medical Anesthesiology, Agape, GMM Insurance, Pathology Associates of Lexington, McGee Real Estate, Mungo Homes, Parker Poe, Lexington Women’s Care, L.A. Barrier, Southern Surgical Associates, Carolina Women’s Physicians and Event Management LLC.
Lexington Medical Center, in West Columbia, S.C., anchors a county-wide health care network that includes six community medical centers throughout Lexington County and employs a staff of 5,900 health care professionals. The network also includes comprehensive cardiovascular care, an occupational health center, the largest nursing home in the Carolinas and more than 60 physician practices. At its heart is the 414-bed state-of-the-art Lexington Medical Center, with a reputation for the highest quality care. Lexington Medical Center won “Best Hospital” by readers of The State for ten years in a row, “Best Hospital” by readers of the Free Times, "Best Place to Have a Baby" by readers of Palmetto Parent, the "Consumer Choice Award" from the National Research Corporation and the prestigious “Summit Award” from Press Ganey for outstanding patient satisfaction.