Chicago-area brewers Half Acre, Off Color, Goose Island, Solemn Oath and more.
…squaring off in a one-of-a-kind charity event to benefit ZERO, a national nonprofit organization with the mission to end prostate cancer. The tournament will feature local breweries competing against one another in an elimination bocce ball tournament. In addition to participating in the event, each brewery will also be bringing a special half-keg of beer that will be tapped during the event, with pints going for $3.
Tickets for the event are $5 a person and include admission as well as a ticket for one beer. Tickets can be purchased through EventBrite.
10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Saturday, March 12, 2016
Pinstripes Bistro, Bowling and Bocce, 435 E. Illinois St., Chicago, IL 60611
Founded in 1996, ZERO’s mission is to end prostate cancer, while aiming to save lives and stop pain and suffering by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families. The event is the brainchild of Chris Soukup, Director of Operations at Pinstripes, Inc, and Dale Schwartz, founder of Pinstripes, who sought to create a unique and engaging event to help raise money and awareness for the foundation after their personal live were effected by prostate cancer.
Pinstripes, Inc. (www.pinstripes.com) is a distinctive dining and entertainment concept featuring exceptional Italian/American cuisine and wine, bowling and bocce, a year-round outdoor patio and fire pit, and private event space accommodating 20 to 600 people. Based in Chicago, Pinstripes currently has seven locations in Chicago, Oak Brook, Northbrook, and South Barrington, Ill.; Edina, Minn., Georgetown, D.C., and Overland Park, Kan.
ZERO – The End of Prostate Cancer is a national nonprofit organization with the mission to end prostate cancer. We lead the fight to end the disease by advancing research, encouraging action, and providing education and support to men and their families. Premier programs include the ZERO Prostate Cancer Run/Walk, the largest men’s health event series in America. ZERO is a 501(c)3 charity recognized with four stars by Charity Navigator, a Better Business Bureau member, and 97 cents of every dollar donated goes to research and programs.