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Friends of Florence County Library System
Presents the 4th

Thursday, October 30, 2014
Doctors Bruce and Lee Foundation Library
Culinary Competition

Chef judging by acclaimed Cookbook Author and First Lady of the
University of South Carolina
Patricia Moore-Pastides

6:00 to 7:00 PM Sponsors VIP Champagne Reception
Cocktail Party & Auction 7:00 to 9:00 PM

Patricia Moore-Pastides is the First Lady of the University of South Carolina, where she teaches healthy Mediterranean cooking classes at USC. She has a master’s in public health from Yale University and teaches adults and children through Columbia’s Cooking!, a community program offered by USC’s Cancer Prevention and Control Program. An active participant in Healthy Carolina’s farmers’ market, she cultivates an organic vegetable garden at the President’s House. She works to support sustainability initiatives on campus and lectures on wellness, specifically the health benefits of the traditional Mediterranean diet and lifestyle. She is the author of Greek Revival: Cooking for Life and Greek Revival from the Garden: Growing and Cooking for Life which will be available for purchase at the event.

Come join us for great food, beverages, auction, and of course boiled peanuts courtesy of McCall Farms

Vote for your favorite caterer for the “Peoples Choice Award”!

John Holt—1720 Burger Bar Peggy Brown—Clay Pot
Justen Banks—Table 118 Jim Lyles—Jimmy Johns
Cooper Thomas—Victor’s Peggy Wininger—McLeod Fitness Café
Bill Travis—Wholly Smokin’ Barbecue Lezlie Bowen—Sodexo at FMC
Block and Vino Helen Doulaveris—Venus Restaurant

For more sponsor and event information check our Friends Facebook page or contact: Mary Wiser at 843-413-7065 or

Please consider visiting by clicking on the wish list image and purchasing an item off of our list. Items purchased will be shipped directly to the Friends of the Florence County Library for inclusion into our collection. Your generous support is greatly appreciated in this time of uncertain economic stability. As always, thank you for your support of the library, its services and the good that it provides to the community.

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This tour made possible by a grant from the Library Services and Technology Act Grant Program through the State Library of South Carolina.