The 4th Annual Taste of South Louisville happens Saturday, August 24th from 6:00-8:00pm at Churchill Downs Millionaires Row 4.

South Louisville Community Ministries announces 17 restaurants and vendors are participating in this year's sampling.

Restaurants serve samplings of their specialties - Ethnic menus, Pizza, Italian, Bar-BQue, Soup, Specialty Sandwiches, Deli specialties, American menu items and others.

The silent auction includes sports-related items, handmade baby goods, football and race tickets, and many pictures/posters.

Churchill Downs mascot, Churchill Charlie, will make an appearance.

Proceeds from this event will help fund the operations of SLCM in providing assistance to needy families in South Louisville.

The money raised helps clients in the form of emergency food aid, a food pantry, medication, prevention of rental eviction, utility shutoff help, senior assistance, counseling, adult day care, and seven Meals on Wheels routes.

Tickets are $20 per person at the door.

Advance ticket prices are $17/adult, $5 children ages 5-11 years of age, and ages 4 and under are free.

Advance tickets may be purchased by mail, on the SLCM website.

CLICK HERE for more information about South Louisville Community Ministries.