Alaskan Brewing Presents No Umbrellas 3: Real Fashion 4 Real Alaskans
Juneau, Alaska (October 18th, 2013) – Alaskan Brewing and a variety of local businesses are teaming up this winter to present the fashion show fundraiser No Umbrellas 3: Real Fashion 4 Real Alaskans, Saturday, October 26th at Centennial Hall from 6-9 pm. All proceeds benefit SAIL (Southeast Alaska Independent Living).
“Every year the brewery has worked with so many talented local vendors to pull off a fantastic fundraising event- last year we raised over $8,000- I only hope we can exceed that for SAIL this year.” Says Alaskan Brewing Depot representative and No Umbrellas coordinator Kelsey Johnston. “The event is falling on Halloween weekend, so it would be a great way to start out your holiday by supporting a local charity and possibly winning a sweet prize for your costume.”
The 2013 show will feature fashions and merchandise from Alaskan Dames, Aurora Projekt, Dana Hernandez designs, Alpaca International, Fairweather Gallery, Juneau Drug, Silverbow Bakery, Juneau Roller Girls, TP Designs, the Alaskan Brewing Company Depot and more. The over 21 event will also include a no host bar by the Rendezvous, a silent auction and a costume contest at halftime.
“We are working closely with SAIL, an organization that helps locals with disabilities live independently throughout Southeast Alaska.”explained Johnston.
Each December, the Alaskan Brewing staff votes to select a local Juneau nonprofit as the beneficiary of the coming year’s fundraising efforts, which include the High Gravity Games event at Eaglecrest each March, the “tips” collected in the Brewery’s tasting bar tip jar, as well as all proceeds from the No Umbrellas show. Last year’s inaugural No Umbrellas event brought in over $8,000 for the 2012 beneficiary, Red Cross of Alaska, Southeast.
Tickets for the show are $25.00 when purchased in advance and $30.00 at the door. Tickets are available at Hearthside Books, the Juneau Arts & Culture Center, and the Alaskan Brewing Company Depot on Franklin Street. They can also be purchased online at jahc.org or alaskanbeer.com.
About Alaskan Brewing Co.
Alaskan Brewing Co. has been making award-winning beer in Juneau, Alaska, since 1986. The Alaskan Brew Crew bottles the unique character of the Last Frontier with historic recipes, local ingredients and glacier-fed water. Alaskan Brewing handcrafts Amber, Pale, White, IPA, Stout, Smoked Porter, Winter Ale, Summer Ale and an array of limited edition beers in the Alaskan Pilot Series. Visit www.alaskanbeer.com to learn more and connect with Alaskan at Facebook.com/AlaskanBrewingCo and @AlaskanBrewing on Twitter.
About SAIL (Southeast Alaska Independent Living):
SAIL empowers elders and people with disabilities by providing services and information to support you in making choices that will positively affect your independence and productivity in society. SAIL serves all elders and people with physical and mental disabilities regardless of race, ancestry, color, religion age, marital status, sexual preference, gender and or income. To find out more about SAIL's nondiscrimination obligations or to file a complaint, call SAIL at 1-800-478-7245 and ask for the Executive or Deputy Director. http://www.sailinc.org/