From: Brewmiker <Brewmiker@...>
To: Lapeer Area Brewers <LapeerAreaBrewers@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Monday, August 3, 2009 6:33:04 AM
Subject: [LapeerAreaBrewers] [Fwd: Michgan State Fair Update]
Two things, gang:
First, if you're interested in helping out in the judging, or as a
steward, contact Phil or Rex and volunteer. You can do it!
Second, should we, as a club, think about sponsoring a category?
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Just a quick update.
- The entry deadline has passed. The dust is still clearing but this year promises to be as big and competitive as ever.
- A reminder for everyone: judging will be the weekend of 8/15 to 8/16, at Dragonmead in Warren. We will need as many judges and stewards as ever, so please give us the donation of your time. It's one thing to enter, but we really need a strong commitment to help with judging and stewarding if we have any chance of having a successful and professional competition. As usual, lunch will be served and as usual, Dragonmead's wide array of offerings will be available afterward. Contact Rex Halfpenny or myself to volunteer if you havent already done so. Let us know your experience level and what categories you have entered or don't feel comfortable judging.
- Speaking of donations, I am late out of the blocks on fund raising, but consider this a call out to all of the clubs, shops and breweries for donations. As usual, we are selling category sponsorships for $100, but any donation of money or swag would be gratefully accepted. I have solumnly sworn that FORD will get the stout category, as I have stiffed them for the past two years. Beyond that, it's first come first served for the remaining 28 categories.
Finally, my mailing list is somewhat out of date, so please send this along to fellow homebrewers, judges clubmembers, etc.
Cheers, and good luck to all who entered!