Habitat for Humanity Hosts 4th Annual Hammer ‘n’ Ale Event June 2

May 25, 2016 | Member News

Fort Collins, Colo. (May 25, 2016) – Anheuser-Busch and Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity invite the community to the 4th Annual Hammer ‘n’ Ale event Thursday, June 2, 2016 at the Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch, located at 2351 Busch Drive in Fort Collins. The event begins at 6:30 p.m., and tickets may be purchased for $40 per person or $75 per couple at www.fortcollinshabitat.org. The tickets for the exclusive VIP Party at 5 p.m. are available for $100 per person.

A unique variety of malt beverages will be served along with the cuisine of several Fort Collins restaurants. Attendees can also enjoy outdoor interactive games and prizes and bid on an array of auction items. Live music will be provided by The Steve Mansel Band. A highlight of the evening will be the opportunity to snap a photo with the world-renowned Budweiser Clydesdales.

The VIP Party, sponsored by Woodward, will feature an exclusive food and beer pairing led by Anheuser-Busch Senior Quality Assurance Manager, Partick Fagan, and Chef Jeff Blackwell, from The Moot House. VIP Party guests will also have first choice of the restaurant samplings and have the opportunity to bid on an exclusive VIP Silent Auction.

Additional restaurant partners include: Austin’s American Grill, Bisetti’s Ristorante, Enzio’s Italian Kitchen, MouCo Cheese Company, Rebel Popcorn, Spoons, Suehiro Japanese Restaurant, Schmickels, The Biergarten Restaurant, The Human Bean and Wing Shack.

“Hammer ‘n’ Ale is an excellent way for the community to bond over delicious food and beverage, fellowship and fun, all while promoting Habitat’s mission,” said Kristin Candella, Executive Director of Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity. “Thanks to the generous support of Anheuser-Busch Brewery and all our partners, we are able to build and sell affordable homes for Fort Collins individuals and families.”

The event is possible thanks to the generous Presenting Sponsor Anheuser-Busch and the efforts of the following sponsors: Adams Bank & Trust, Advanced Medical Imaging Consultants, American Eagle Distributing, American Furniture Warehouse, AMD, Bank of Colorado, Bohemian Foundation, the Coloradoan, Cornerstone Home Lending, Dellenbach Subaru, Encompass Medical Partners, First National Bank, Gallegos Sanitation Inc., Home State Bank, Mortenson Construction, OtterCares Foundation, RE/MAX Alliance, Super Shuttle of Northern Colorado, Sysco, The Steve Mansel Band, Townsquare Media, Woodward and 99.9 FM The Point.

Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity is part of a global, nonprofit housing organization operated on Christian principles that seek to put God’s love into action by building homes, communities and hope. Fort Collins Habitat for Humanity is dedicated to eliminating substandard housing in the Fort Collins area and worldwide through constructing, rehabilitating and preserving homes; by advocating for fair and just housing policies; and by providing training and access to resources to help families improve their shelter conditions. Habitat for Humanity was founded on the conviction that every man, woman and child should have a simple, durable place to live in dignity and safety, and that decent shelter in decent communities should be a matter of conscience and action for all. www.FortCollinsHabitat.org.

About Anheuser-Busch:
For more than 100 years, Anheuser-Busch and the Anheuser-Busch Foundation have reached out to groups in need, contributing to community organizations across the country and touching countless individual lives. For more information, visit www.anheuser-busch.com.

Anheuser-Busch partnership with Habitat for Humanity Fort Collins:
2016 is our 5th year building with Habitat in Fort Collins. Since 2012 our charitable foundation has donated $180,000 to Habitat Fort Collins, and our brewery employees and their families have provided over 5,000 hours of sweat equity building on and sprucing up 35 local Habitat homes and garages in two neighborhoods.

Anheuser-Busch, Brewing it forward for a Better World!
Our company, as a whole, is a proud sponsor of Habitat for Humanity in ALL of our Brewery cities. In 2015 eleven Anheuser-Busch U.S. breweries partnered with Habitat for Humanity; 600 employee volunteers built on 46 homes from coast-to-coast.