KITCHENER, ON, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Waterloo Brewing Co., the craft beer
division of Brick Brewing Co. Limited (TSX: BRB) today announced that
it will sponsor the Manulife Financial LPGA Classic. It is the only
global sporting event in the Waterloo Region and will take place at the
Grey Silo Golf Course from June 4th to June 8th, 2014.
"Two years ago we launched Waterloo Brewing Co. as our company's craft
beer division and in selecting that as our name, we made a significant
commitment to our hometown of Waterloo, Ontario" said George Croft,
President and CEO, Brick Brewing. "Today, we're proud to make yet
another commitment. The Manulife Financial LPGA Classic attracts over
60,000 people and helps visitors appreciate what a wonderful part of
the province the Waterloo region is."
"We are very pleased to have Waterloo's hometown brewery join our group
of corporate partners" said Hugh Morrow, CEO, Sports Properties
International. "Brick Brewing has an impressive range of craft beers,
ciders and coolers that are a great match for our event, which is one
of the country's premier golf tournaments."
"The community really gets behind this event" continued Croft. "Hosting
an LPGA tournament is a great source of pride for the community with
over 1,000 residents from the Kitchener-Waterloo region volunteering to
put on this world-class event. Our brewery and our employees are proud
to be a part of this great city and we're eager to get involved."
About Brick Brewing
Brick is Ontario's largest Canadian-owned and Canadian-based publicly
held brewery. The Company is a regional brewer of award-winning premium
quality and value beers and is officially certified under British
Retail Consortium (BRC) Global Standards for Food Safety, one of the
highest and most internationally recognized standards for safe food
production. Founded in 1984, Brick Brewing Co. was the first craft
brewery to start up in Ontario, and is credited with pioneering the
present day craft brewing renaissance in Canada. Brick has complemented
its Waterloo brand premium craft beers with other popular brands such
as Laker, Red Baron, Red Cap and Formosa Springs Draft. In March 2011,
Brick purchased the Canadian rights to the Seagram Coolers and now
produces, sells, markets and distributes Seagram Coolers across
Canada. Brick trades on the TSX under the symbol BRB. Visit us at www.brickbeer.com.
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SOURCE: Brick Brewing Co. Limited
For further information:
George Croft President and CEO at (519) 498-9908.