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.