The Pints for Parkinson’s Foundation in partnership with Gordon Biersch Brewery, the Craftworks Foundation are honored to host the 6th Annual, Pint’s for Parkinson’s® Charity Fundraiser
Venue: Downtown Louisville
Start Date: Apr 15th, 2020 - 5:00 PM
Gordon Biersch – 400 S 4th Street
6th Annual Pints for Parkinson’s®
Benefiting Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana
April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month
Wednesday, April 15
5pm – 10pm
Louisville. KY – – The Pints for Parkinson’s Foundation in partnership with Gordon Biersch Brewery, the Craftworks Foundation are honored to host the 6th Annual, Pint’s for Parkinson’s® Charity Fundraiser on Weds, April 15, 2020 starting at 5pm. The event is in conjunction with the annual tapping of Gordon Biersch’s Maibock Lager brewed by Beer Master, Nick Landers. Other local breweries will be uniting to benefit Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana – Pints Unite! Featured breweries and distilleries to include Country Boy, Braxton Brewing, Against the Grain, Ethereal Brewing Company, West 6th, and more.
Gordon Biersch will be offering $3 pints of their Maibock beer that evening starting at 5pm, with all proceeds of sales to benefit the Parkinson Supporter Center of Kentuckiana. “April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month and it is important for us to create awareness and understanding around a disease that impacts so many within our community. The Parkinson Support Center is fortunate to have Jason Smith, the Pints for Parkinson’s Foundation and the Craftworks Foundation as community partners who believe in our mission. Live Well with Parkinson’s Disease is more than our slogan it is an attitude that must be adopted in order to embrace a future of hope. An event such as Pints for Parkinson’s provides a feeling of support from the community and offers the opportunity for individuals impacted to have access to vendors who can provide resources. We are looking forward to year 6 and sincerely appreciate the commitment and support of all who helped to organize this wonderful event.” states Erika Branch, Executive Director of Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana.
In addition to beer and great food, there will be a silent auction including items such as Louisville City FC BOX SEATS, Two Tickets to the Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana Annual Denim & Diamond Gala, Jim Beam Reserve Bourbons and Concert Tickets, Hotel / Dinner Packages, a chance to win a 10 year-old bottle of RIP Van Winkle, and much more. Jason Smith, GB GM and Pints Foundation Founder is excited to again host this event – “I’m excited to help raise awareness to a great local organization that focuses on the education and well-being of not only patients but loved ones as well. Having recently been diagnosed with Young Onset Parkinson’s, they are a great resource of information, community and support for a disease that doesn’t always have an explanation.”
FREE concert on 4th Street in front of Gordon Biersch during the event with Opening Act,
Whiskey Bent Valley Boys and Hot Brown Smackdown Headliners!
Come join us in the street, toast with Das Boot, enjoy some great beer, great food, and donate to a worthy cause.
WHO: Gordon Biersch, 4th Street Live, Pints for Parkinson’s Foundation, Whiskey Bent Valley Boys, Hot Brown Smackdown, Parkinson Support Center and YOU
WHAT: A night of fun, live music, local vendors, drinking great beer and giving back to a charity close to the Gordon Biersch crew
WHEN: Weds, April 15– 5PM Start Time
Whiskey Bent Valley Boys– 5:30pm – 7:00pm
Hot Brown Smackdown – 7:30pm – 10:pm
WHERE: Gordon Biersch
400 South 4th Street
Louisville, KY 40202
WHY: To assist those suffering from Parkinson’s and aid those who assist those suffering
Money Raised from Pints for Parkinson’s 2019 was over 20,000
CraftWorks Restaurants & Breweries, Inc., is the nation’s leading operator and franchisor of brewery and craft beer-focused casual dining restaurants. We operate a combined total of over 200 restaurants, brewery restaurants and entertainment venues, in 40 states across the US. The company is headquartered in Broomfield Colorado with an additional Restaurant Support Office (RSO) in Chattanooga, Tennessee. CraftWorks employs more than 10,000 team members and is the largest operator of brewery restaurants with more than 70 locations serving beer that is brewed on-site. Regardless of concept or location, our guests have come to know us for unique, made-from-scratch food, craft beer and unbeatable service. Our commitment to service extends beyond our loyal guests to the communities in which we operate. Our charitable efforts annually produce more than $1 million in donations.
About Parkinson Support Center of Kentuckiana
The Parkinson Support Center is a local non-profit organization dedicated to providing access to care, education, and social assistance to patients and families affected by Parkinson’s disease in Kentucky and Indiana. Our mission is to promote a healthier and improved quality of life for those living with Parkinson’s disease in our communities. We have two main areas of focus:
1) Programs and services for people with Parkinson’s disease; and
2) Public education and awareness.
Information and photo provided by Caroline Knop