Saturday, July 06, 2013

New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour Raised More Than $13,500 in Grand Rapids

Written by  Paul Starr
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New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour Raised More Than $13,500 in Grand Rapids

Local film and beer enthusiasts enjoyed an evening outdoors while raising money for the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition
Under the Solstice Supermoon, New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour raised more than $13,500 for the Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition on Friday, June 21. About 1,000 people came out to Ah-Nab-Awen Park to sample beers and enjoy films.
New Belgium Brewing’s Clips Beer & Film Tour Raised More Than $13,500 in Grand RapidsAlthough this was the first time in Grand Rapids, Clips Beer & Film Tour is now in its fourth year and will travel to 21 cities this season. The event showcases amateur films while pouring hard-to-find Lips of Faith beers and popular New Belgium classics. Each stop features a screening of selected films, a tasting of New Belgium’s beers, food from local vendors and other fun activities.

Details from the Grand Rapids event:
 
WHERE: Ah-Nab-Awen Park

WHEN: Friday, June 21

ATTENDANCE: 1,000

MONEY RAISED:
More than $13,500

PROCEEDS GOING TO: Greater Grand Rapids Bicycle Coalition (www.bikegrandrapids.org)

WASTE DIVERSION RATE: 77%

For the latest information on Clips, go to www.newbelgiumclips.com. For more information on New Belgium Brewing, visit www.newbelgium.com.

About New Belgium Brewing Company:
New Belgium Brewing, makers of Fat Tire Amber Ale and a host of Belgian-inspired beers, is recognized as one of Outside Magazine’s Best Places to Work and one of the Wall Street Journal’s Best Small Businesses. The 100% employee-owned brewery is a Platinum-level Bicycle Friendly Business as designated by the League of American Bicyclists, and one of World Blu’s most democratic U.S. businesses. In addition to Fat Tire, New Belgium brews eight year-round beers; Ranger IPA, Rampant Imperial IPA, Shift Pale Lager, Sunshine Wheat, 1554 Black Ale, Blue Paddle Pilsener, Abbey Belgian Ale and Trippel. Learn more at www.newbelgium.com.
Paul Starr

Paul Starr

Paul Starr is the creator of the I'm a Beer Hound and one of the organizer and the driving force behind Art & Craft Beerfest, Lansing Beer Fest, Beerfest at the Ballpark Spring & Fall. When he's not working on Beer Hound he's probably watching the Lions, Tigers or Red Wings. Being a recent new Dad of twins, he doesn't have much extra time these days for mischief.