Central City Brewers + Distillers steps up for Autism

SURREY, BC, March 11, 2013 /CNW/ - Central City Brewers + Distillers (CCBD) announce their inaugural program dedicated to raise $75,000 for autism. Funds go directly to Canucks Autism Network (CAN) and Autism Spectrum Disorders Canadian-American Research Consortium (ASD-CARC).

The program includes a limited release of CCBD's award-winning Imperial IPA, in which $5 per bottle goes to ASD-CARC. Sales from limited edition glassware, from Central City's retail operations, and from the inaugural Auction & Dinner will go to CAN.

The Auction and Dinner will be held April 13th at Central City Brewpub + restaurant. Auction items include Canucks tickets, team jerseys, bikes, and many other great items.

"When we learned my son Callum had autism, we discovered how little is known about it and how much support is needed for a child on the spectrum. Research is critical to finding a cure, as are accessible programs for children and families living with autism that cannot afford the amount of care needed for a child with autism", says Darryll Frost, President.

A web page dedicated to the program summarizes program details. The page will be found at centralcitybrewing.com/autism.

About Central City Brewers + Distillers:

Central City Brewers & Distillers Ltd. started brewing in Surrey, British Columbia. After receiving great response to its beers, Central City began packaging its beer for sale to retailers in 2005. Central City is now building a new 65,000 square foot state-of-the-art brewery in Surrey, B.C. www.centralcitybrewing.com

About Canucks Autism Network

Canucks Autism Network (CAN) is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing year round, innovative, high quality sports, recreational, social and vocational programs for individuals and families living with autism while building awareness and capacity through community networks across British Columbia. www.canucksautism.ca


The Autism Spectrum Disorders - Canadian-American Research Consortium (ASD-CARC: www.autismresearch.com) is a leading Canadian autism research collaborative partnering international efforts for studying genes and environmental factors that contribute to autism. We aim to advance early, effective and personalized diagnostic, treatment and support services to improve the quality of life for those living with autism.

Image with caption: "Imperial IPA for Autism raises $5 from each bottle sold. (CNW Group/Central City Brewers + Distillers Ltd.)". Image available at: http://photos.newswire.ca/images/download/20130311_C3769_PHOTO_EN_24452.jpg

SOURCE: Central City Brewers + Distillers Ltd.

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More Info:

Please contact Tim Barnes for questions; tim@centralcitybrewing.com. Phone 778.875.2302.

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