Taste of Coker Slated for Oct. 8

Taste of Coker Slated for Oct. 8

HARTSVILLE, S.C. – The Coker College Athletics Department and Cobra Club will host the 7th Annual Taste of Coker from 6-8 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 at the soccer fields.

“The Taste of Coker is a signature event not only for the athletics department, but the entire community,” said vice president of athletics and facilities Lynn Griffin. “We feel this is a great way to continue to strengthen relationships with our campus, fans and local residents.”

Tickets for this year’s event are $15 for single, $30 for couple or $40 for families. Kids under 10 are free with a paying adult.

During last year’s event, 35 cooks served over 600 people, showcasing a wide array of foods from chicken wings to desserts to your multiple types of “bog.”

In addition to the food, the Taste of Coker also offers a wide variety of activities. Participants will enjoy live music, athletic demonstrations from various Coker athletic programs, and have an opportunity to meet coaches, players and staff throughout the evening.

Taste of Coker is made possible by the generous support of multiple community sponsors, including Agape Hospice, Burns McBride, Clifford McBride, Coker College Dining Services, Ed Saleeby Jr., Efird Chrysler Jeep Dodge, First Citizens, Gordon McBride, Henderson ACE Hardware, Hilex-Poly, Markel Insurance, McDonalds, Nike/BSN Sports, Remax Results Realty, Smith Watts & Associates, SPC Credit Union, the Davenports, Yarbrough Termite and Pest Control, Cook-Out, Ruth’s Drive In, Coker’s department of business administration and Sonoco.

Check out photos and video from previous Taste of Coker events.

For more information, contact Chris Dougherty, manager of athletics media relations, at 843-383-8018 or cdougherty@coker.edu.


Coker College readies undergraduates for personal and professional success through a distinctive four-year program that emphasizes a practical application of the liberal arts as well as hands-on and discussion-based learning within and beyond the classroom. Coker is ranked among the “Best Colleges” in the South by U.S. News & World Report as well as The Princeton Review. Located in Hartsville, S.C., Coker is within two hours of the cultural, financial and recreational resources of Charlotte, Columbia, Charleston and Myrtle Beach.