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Communications Department
250 Hamilton Ave
Palo Alto, CA 94301


PRESS RELEASE 09/10/2012
Subject :

Beer for Books! Gordon Biersch to Host a Fundraiser for the Palo Alto Children's Library
Contact : Monique le Conge, Library Director    (650) 329-2403

Palo Alto, CA –Since 1940, the Palo Alto Children’s Library has served countless customers, hosted numerous programs, and has checked out plenty of library material. To continue the time-honored tradition of this historic library, Gordon Biersch will be hosting a charity fundraiser to benefit the Children’s Library.

In addition, Gordon Biersch will be unveiling their new fall menu and FestBier (FestBier is an amber lager made from spicy German Hersburcker hops). The proceeds from the event ($1 from every FestBier sold and 100% of the raffle monies) will go to the Children’s Library and be used to fund children's programming for 2012 and 2013. Monique leConge, Library Director for the Palo Alto City Library, says "We are excited that Gordon Biersch has picked the Library as their charitable partner. We value their ongoing support to us and the Palo Alto community." 

Gordon Biersch Fundraiser for the Palo Alto City Library
Date and Time: Tuesday, September 11 from 5:30-7:30 pm
Location: Gordon Biersch, 640 Emerson Street., Palo Alto

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