What happens when a Club Brew Day is on a Friday? We make it a Social! On a Friday morning, the brewers at Calusa opened their grain bins to HAMS and, together, assembled a custom 8.5bbl batch just for us. Later that evening, those who were not able to collect wort during the daytime brew came together to socialize, eat, drink, and get their 5-10 gallons of precious liquid to take home. As we always do, HAMS will return to Calusa with a Charity and give away samples of thei
I would like to take a moment to thank everyone who came out to Brew Life Saturday night for the Cheers for Charity event supporting The Wildlife Center of Venice. We raised over $300 for the charity. Ivy was very happy with the event and how it turned out. So in no order what so ever… A big thank you to: Ivy Smart with the Wildlife Center of Venice. My awesome girlfriend Linda Ely, for helping set up the event, and working the crowd . All our HAMS brewers who shared their
All institutions have their Pillars.. their Founding Fathers. This month, we have the privilege of getting to know one of them. Fred Dunayer has known HAMS since it was a barely of drinking age, and he shares with us some of his background. What’s your day job?
While I’m mostly retired, I’m heavily involved as a volunteer with SCORE, a non-profit that helps small businesses get started and grow. Within the organization I’m in charge of IT and Administration, and also record,
On January 20th, those who brewed at Brew Life will be supporting local charity The Wildlife Center of Venice. From their website: “The Wildlife Center of Florida was “born” on January 1, 2004. It was the long-time joint dream of founders, Kevin Barton and Linda Schrader. It was officially incorporated in March and became a non-profit agency in July. WCV has all state and Federal permits to care for and rehabilitate sick, injured and orphaned wildlife. The wildlife hospital,