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Volunteers Needed for Keweenaw Brewfest Fundraiser

Brewfest TokensHoughton, Michigan—Keweenaw Community Foundation (KCF) is currently looking for volunteers for this year’s Keweenaw Brewfest annual fundraiser. It will be held on Saturday, August 27th, 2016, from 1-5 PM at the Kestner Waterfront Park (Chutes & Ladders) in Houghton.

KCF currently needs volunteers to help with setup on Friday, August 26th, as well as help with setup, gatekeeping, ticket taking, serving, and take down on the 27th.  Ideally, volunteers will serve in two to four hour shifts. All volunteers must be 21or older. If interested, please fill out the online form at http://keweenawcommunityfoundation.org/whats-going-on/events/keweenaw-brewfest/ or contact Lisa Broemer at lisa@k-c-f.org.

Tickets for Keweenaw Brewfest are now available to purchase at the KCF office (236 Quincy St., Hancock), online (www.keweenawgives.org), or at the Keweenaw Brewing Company tap room (408 Shelden Ave, Houghton).Tickets are $30 if purchased before the event or $40 day of. A ticket will get the recipient a commemorative six ounce glass and 12 drink tokens.

There will 52 different breweries represented with a total of over 200 different beers, hard ciders, and hard sodas available. Bob Hiltunen will be playing music at the event, and there will be food from vendors, including Carmelitas, The Fitz, and Vollwerth’s, for purchase. Attendees must be 21 to enter (ID required).

All proceeds raised during the event will go towards promoting KCF’s mission to inspire giving that invests in our community’s quality of life. The money will also help maintain and support KCF’s 80+ fund partners and endowments. KCF is amazed at the level of giving that occurs in the area, and they could not function without the community’s generosity.

KCF would like to thank its 2016 Keweenaw Brewfest sponsors: 5th & Elm, AFLAC Insurance, Ambassador, American Forest Management, Ameriprise—Ted Simonsen, Anderson, Brogan & Yonkers P.C., Armando’s / Douglas Saloon, Bear Belly Lodge, Book Concern Printers, Brickside Brewery, Brockway Photography, Campioni Enterprises Inc., City of Houghton, Continental Fire Co., Copper Country Ford, Copper Harbor Action Boards, Craft Cultures Yeast Labs LLC, Culvers, Dave’s Hancock Service, Inc, Dollar Bay Linoleum & Tile Co., Econo Foods, Edochi, LLC, Edward Jones—Brent Peterson, Edward Jones—Steve Zutter, The Elder Law Firm, Electric Brewing Supply, Eliason Law, Elite Sign Co., Favorites Custom Apparel, Fitzgerald’s, Frank A. Douglass Agency, Hancock Bottling – Coca Cola, JD Martineau Construction, Keweenaw Brewing Company, Keweenaw Chevrolet, Kirkish Furniture, Inc., Laiti Jewelers, LeClaire Geo Services, LJJ Construction, The Loading Dock, The Marketing Department, Inc., McGanns, Michigan Tech Employees Federal Credit Union, Miners State Bank, MTM Contracting, Northern Auto, OHM, Inc., Pepsi Cola, Pilgrim River Steakhouse, Quincy Dining, Co., Range Bank, RE/MAX—Ginger Stroube, Retirement Solutions, Rukkila Negro & Associates, Superior Block, Superior Equipment & Events, Superior National Bank, Surplus Outlet, Swift’s True Value, Up & Running Tech Solutions, Van Straten Enterprises, Vollwerth’s/Baroni’s, and Xpress Self Storage.

Those interested in attending can learn more at www.keweenawgives.org, follow the official Keweenaw Brewfest Facebook page, or call the KCF office at (906) 482-9673. If your business would like to sponsor this event, please call the Keweenaw Community Foundation for more information. KCF looks forward to seeing everyone at Kestner Park on August 27th!

Through philanthropic services, strategic investments and community leadership, Keweenaw Community Foundation helps people support the causes they care about, now and for generations to come. For more information on Keweenaw Community Foundation and how to give, visit its website at www.keweenawgives.org.

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