By Thomas Sellers Jr.
The 13th Annual Taste of Millington presented by the Millington Rotary Club was held April 16 with various vendors from Bartlett, Collierville and Millington.
All came underneath one roof to benefit the Rotary Club’s mission of providing funds for various education needs in their local community.
With hundreds coming through the gate by the end of the evening, the three main categories were awarded: Best Entrée to Pink Flamingo Catering & Events, Best Dessert to Crave Sweets Bakeshop and Best Booth Décor to Thomas Meat and Seafood.
The Rotary Club also awarded door prizes of a Red Artic Bag with beach towels going to Maurice Hall and a red rocking lawn chair presented to Fred and Arliss Cottrell. The title sponsor Patriot Bank gave away a Blue Yeti tote to Linda Hollingsworth and a green lawn chair with shade and Yeti cup to Sharon Perez.
Joining Premier Sponsor Patriot Bank in helping make the 2019 Taste of Millington possible were partners Ritter Communications, Millington Area Chamber of Commerce and Boatwright Pharmacy. The supporters were An I.V. LLC, Bancorp South, Commodore Villages, Edward Jones, Insouth Bank, Homer Skelton Ford Millington, Reed Family Dentistry, Trustmark Bank and Select Physical Therapy. The event coordinators were Deb and George Howze.
All the vendors who participated in the event were Tops Bar-B-Q of Millington, Thomas Meat & Seafood Market and Catering, Ritter Communications, Kusina Lutong Pinoy, USA Stadium, Buff City Soap, Pink Flamingo Catering, Mirimichi Golf Course, Einstein Bros. Bagels, Zaxby’s, Buffalo Wild Wings, Lilee’s Gourmet Bakery, Sarah Lee’s Kitchen, Brian Callies Music/ Ministries/Foundation, Holiday Inn Express & Suites Millington, Wyatt Earp’s Steakhouse, Eagles Peak Bar and Grill of Glen Eagle Golf Course, El Toro Taco, YMCA Millington, Chick-fil-A, Millington Crisis center Ministry, Paradise Grill, Andy’s Atomic Graphics, Huey’s Millington, Sweet Newbyginnings, Chili’s Grill & Bar, Jones Orchard, Papa Murphy’s Take ’N’ Bake Pizza, Crave Sweets Bake Sho, Buffalo Wild Wings Millington, Young Life, Dagens Jewelry providing the space for the Millington Public Library and McAlister’s Deli.