I don’t normally post PR pitches. I get about 100 a day, I read about 5, I follow up on 1. However, every now and then one comes by that seems worthy of sharing. And this is the one. I know noting about the organization or event, so do your research. The company Events For Change tries to help local charities, in this case local is Orlando, FL, by hosting fun events.
This year, OB3 will benefit the Wounded Warrior Project. Wounded Warrior Project (WWP) began when several
veterans and friends, moved by stories of the first wounded service members returning home from Afghanistan and
Iraq, took action to help others in need. What started as a program to provide comfort items to wounded service
members has grown into a complete rehabilitative effort to assist warriors as they recover and transition back to civilian
So – I’ll share the press release, invite you to do some research, and hope you have a good time while enjoying some good food and good drink. Let me know how it goes, I can’t make it personally.
The producers of the Orlando Chili Cook-off, Events for Change, Inc., announce the first annual OB3: Orlando Bourbon, Beer N’ Bites taking place Saturday, September 24th, 2011 in Baldwin Park to benefit the Wounded Warrior Project (WWP). The WWP is an organization founded by veterans and friends who took action to help the injured service men and women who served for our country – they have helped countless numbers of veterans and their families adjust to civilian life.
Bourbon lovers, beer aficionados and foodies are invited to come out to Baldwin Park to sip, mingle and enjoy live, local music. Your $40 admission buys you a sampling glass so you can enjoy UNLIMITED sampling of beer and bourbon, along with “bites” from local restaurants.
OB3 admission includes:
* A souvenir glass, with commemorative logo, for sampling
* Unlimited Bourbon and Beer tastings
* Delicious Bites! Enjoy a selection of food from some of Orlando’s best restaurants
* Vote on your favorite “bite” and chow down on other food items for sale
* Learn something new at the Tasting Theater from a local chef, master distiller or brew master
* Listen to Live Music on the main stage all day
* Like football? Watch college football on our giant screen!
* Valet Parking and plenty of FREE Parking also available
* Shuttle to Park Ave., Central Ave. and in-and-around Baldwin Park.
Founded by a group of Baldwin Park locals in 2009, Events for Change, Inc. operates under a “good times for a great cause” philosophy. With an end goal of raising at least $10,000 for Wounded Warrior Project (WWP), attendees at OB3 will get the chance to have fun while making a difference. “The event falls on the 10-year anniversary month of 9/11, so it’s a perfect time to give back to those who served our country,” Kenneth Roberts, Events for Change Founder explains.
VIP tickets are available for $50 on a first come, first served basis (only 1,000 available). A VIP ticket holder receives a 5 oz. commemorative glass and special lanyard (for hands free drinking), a private bar with waitress service, two extra hours to sample bourbon and beer before the crowd arrives and special seating, right in the middle of the action.
Tickets can be purchased and additional information can be found at: www.ob3fest.com or at the official OB3 Headquarters, Paddy Murphy’s Irish Pub in Baldwin Park www.orginalpaddymurphys.com. Find us on Facebook at: OB3: Orlando Bourbon, Beer N’ Bites to stay updated as the event approaches.
Events for Change, Inc.
Events for Change, Inc. is a non-profit organization founded by locals. Founded in 2009, Events for Change, Inc. operates under a “good time for a great cause” philosophy. More information about Events for Change, Inc., OB3: Orlando Bourbon, Beer N’ Bites and other events can be found at: www.eventsforchangeinc.org
Events for Change, Inc. encourages you to drink responsibly.