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West Columbia Beautification Foundation to hold 3rd Annual Tribute for Trees

West Columbia, SC - The West Columbia Beautification Foundation will hold its 3rd Annual Tribute for Trees Fundraiser on Tuesday, September 12, 2017, at the West Columbia City Hall, 200 N. 12th Street, West Columbia, SC, from 5:00pm – 7:30pm. Funds raised at the Tribute for Trees will be used to purchase trees to complete the plantings on Sunset Boulevard in West Columbia. (A suggested $200 donation will purchase one tree.)

Chairperson Melissa Sprouse Brown said, “We are very excited to take this event to the next level. The local author fair is a nice addition to the Beautification Foundation efforts to increase the reach of our organization.”

The celebration includes hors d’oeuvres from local restaurants, entertainment by Bob Michalski, the Sax Man, and wine/beer. Meet local authors, elected officials, and emcee Joe Pinner. By purchasing a tree, you can personally make a difference in our community. New this year: Local Author Fair! One of the wonderful products we get from trees is paper. Come out and meet local writers who put paper to good use! Books from several genres will be available. Get your autographed copies while helping make West Columbia a more beautiful place. All donations are tax deductible and can be made in person on the evening of the event or mailed to: West Columbia Beautification Foundation, PO Box 4044, West Columbia, SC 29171. If your business would like to help sponsor this event, please call Events Manager Kelli Ricard at (803) 939-8623.

The City of West Columbia is situated along eight miles of the beautiful lower Saluda and Congaree Rivers. Known for being friendly, welcoming and affordable, the city also has top-level schools and a myriad of dining and shopping options, as well as exemplary health care options that are within a three-mile radius. The area is ideal for commerce, thanks to its business-friendly attitude, low taxes and utility rates. The City is concentrating on economic development and is eager to attract business start-ups and/or relocations. Additionally, major interstates, highways, the airport, and Columbia are just minutes away. When it comes to recreation, West Columbia offers kayaking, canoeing, tubing, parks, waterfront concerts, 8.5 miles of walking and biking trails, and much more, including access to the renowned Riverbanks Zoo, Botanical Gardens, and Waterfall Junction. More information is available at

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