RALEIGH, N.C. – Mims Distributing Company (http://www.mimsdistributing.com), a beer distributor servicing a nine-county area in and around the Triangle, has announced it will be a Lane Sponsor and participate in the inaugural “Strike-Out Litter” bowling tournament at the Alley, located at 2512 Hillsborough St. on Thursday, Jan. 17 from 6 p.m. through 8 p.m. The event is a fundraiser for Keep NC Beautiful, a grassroots organization assisting communities with active beautification and anti-litter programs, and helping other communities that want to develop such programs. Four employees with Mims Distributing will compete as a company team at the event.
For more information about the tournament, contact Heather Thompson at (919) 215-4196 or email [email protected].
“We are pleased to be taking part in a tournament supporting a cause that is important to our company – promoting a clean and green community,” said Chip Mims, CEO. “Keep NC Beautiful has done an exceptional job in investing its resources in litter prevention, beautification and waste reduction efforts, and we trust the money raised in this tournament will assist new and continuing programs that will make a real difference in improving our state’s environment.”
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– For more information about Keep NC Beautiful, visit http://keepncbeautiful.org/.
ABOUT MIMS DISTRIBUTING COMPANY:
Established in 1964 and based in Raleigh, N.C., Mims Distributing Company provides domestic, import and craft beer brands to licensed retailers in nine central N.C. counties – Chatham, Durham, Franklin, Granville, Orange, Person, Vance, Wake and Warren. It is the area’s distributor for all Miller brands, including Miller Lite, Miller High Life and Icehouse. Mims’ imports include Newcastle Brown Ale, Dos Equis, Red Stripe, Palm, Rodenbach, and Sapporo. It handles such craftbrews such as Yuengling, Sam Adams, Sierra Nevada, Lagunitas, Magic Hat, Anchor and Narragansett. Mims also carries cider from Crispin and non-alcoholic Arizona Tea. In 2007, Mims received the prestigious High Life Achievement Award from Miller, which recognized its top distributors in the nation. That same year, Mims also won the Newbie of the Year Award from Magic Hat as its best new distributor. In 2009, Mims was awarded Magic Hat’s Pouring Partner of the Year Award as its top distributor in the country. Active in the local community, Mims supports efforts such as the Walk for Hope, and the Frankie Lemmon School. For more information, visit http://www.mimsdistributing.com.