Raleigh, NC, March 14, 2013 --(PR.com
)-- 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 slapshot sponsor for the Carolina Hurricanes’ Kids ‘N Community Foundation 8th Annual Casino Night and Wine Tasting on Friday, March 22 from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. at PNC Arena, located at 1400 Edwards Mill Rd. The event is the Carolina Hurricanes’ signature fundraiser for the Kids ‘N Community Foundation, a nonprofit organization motivated towards meeting the health and educational needs of underserved youth in the community through programming and financial assistance to local children’s organizations.
This year’s event will include wine tastings stations from local wine vendors, non-cash prize casino games, a full-service food buffet, an open bar, and a silent and live auction. Mims Distributing Company is donating a selection of different beers and an assortment of raffle items for attendees.
For more information including details about registering and attending the event, visit http://bit.ly/12Ee84S.
“We are pleased to have the opportunity of supporting a significant fundraising event that strives to improve the lives of youth in the local community,” said Chip Mims, CEO of Mims Distributing Company. “The Kids ‘N Community Foundation raised more than $244,000 in last year’s event, and we hope that our contribution will help its efforts to raise money on March 22.”
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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.
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