April 15, 2020

The  Rotary Club of College Park Foundation is raising donations, to purchase gift cards from area restaurants, that will in-turn be donated back to College Park public schools for distribution to students, faculty, and staff that are working during this difficult period or have special need for help. Thanks to the generous donation from one of the Taste of College Park sponsors, the initial program will start at $2,000. Donations can be made online or by check.

Online contributions can be made at TasteOfCollegePark.org or by going to https://www.mygiving.net/donate/SupportCollegeParkRestaurants.

Checks should be made payable to the Rotary Club of College Park Foundation, Inc. (a 501 (c) (3) organization), and mailed to: Rotary Club of College Park Foundation, Inc.

c/o IBERIABANK  
1901 Edgewater Drive
Orlando, FL 32804

Friday, March 27, 2020

Every spring the Rotary Club of College Park Foundation hosts the annual Taste of College Park Food & Wine Festival. The festival takes place at the Historic Dubsdread Ballroom and Courtyard. This year’s event was originally scheduled for Thursday, April 2, 2020. The Rotary Club of College Park Foundation, Inc. has rescheduled the Taste of College Park to Thursday, May 21, 2020, from 6 to 9 PM.

Due to the COVID 19 situation, and in consideration of the safety of our community, friends, families and members, the Rotary Club of College Park Foundation, Inc. has postponed Taste of College Park until Thursday, May 21. Hopefully, this will allow the current social distancing situation to improve. This rescheduling allows us over two months to make the rescheduled Taste absolutely the best one ever.

Taste of College Park is the Rotary Club of College Park’s premier fundraising event. In previous years, more than $30,000 per year has been raised for charities including Ronald McDonald Houses of Orlando, the PolioPlus initiative of Rotary International, the Christian Service Center for Central Florida, Imagination Library, One Heart for Women and Children, ShelterBox and scholarships & awards for College Park students. Taste of College Park combines food, wine, silent & live auctions for an extraordinary evening in College Park. Local restaurants and distributors provide the food and wine, local retailers supply items for the silent and live auction and College Park residents support the event by purchasing tickets, bidding on auction items and coming out to enjoy the evening.