Save our Water
Although water is one of the most vital resources on the planet, waterway quality and quantity continue to decline in virtually every part of the world. The folks at SweetWater Brewing Company share the importance of protecting these vital water sources and have once again teamed up with Chattahoochee Riverkeeper (CRK) to help Save the Hooch.
The cause is near and dear to the brewery as clean Chattahoochee water is also a main ingredient of their tasty brews. In addition to serving as a source for swimming, drinking and fishing in our community, the brewery’s local Chattahoochee River accounts for a main ingredient making up 90 percent of the beer.
Taking over the summer in June, July and August, SweetWater’s Save The Hooch campaign encourages patrons to “give of their livers to save the river” by purchasing Save the Hooch T-shirts, or coming out to an event at participating restaurants, bars and retail accounts where the beer is sold throughout metro Atlanta. Proceeds will support CRK’s mission of protecting clean water. Stay tuned for more details on events and fundraising opportunities in your community!
SweetWater founded the Save Our Water program in 2006 with CRK and efforts grew larger as the brewery did. Since the inception of the program 10 years ago, SweetWater has raised $500,000 for Chattahoochee Riverkeeper and its monitoring and patrolling efforts.
Save the Date – July 15
Gink and Gasoline will once again bring river enthusiasts together for a night of guest speakers, exhibitors, education, raffles, food trucks, and heady beers all in support of CRK and our water protection programs. The annual “A night with…” event was launched in 2017 with celebrity fly fisherwoman April Vokey. This year’s event will be held at SweetWater Brewery on July 15 and will feature fly fisherman and famous film maker Jako Lucas and Adriene Levknecht. Please stay tuned for more details!
Big Float Merges with Back to the Chatt – August 4
Calling all Big Float participants! We are waving goodbye to the annual Big Float event and saying hello to a re-branded day on the water. Back to the Chatt will take place on August 4 and end with an outdoor music, food and vendor festival at Paces Mill. This year’s festivities will be bigger and better and a guaranteed good time, so get your floats ready to hit the water and mark your calendars! Check out Back to the Chatt for more details!
Heady Hitters of 2017
Atkins Park Tavern
Big Pie in the Sky
Black Bear Tavern
Cypress Street Pint & Plate
Echelon Country Club
Eclipse Di Luna
Fronstream Holdings, LLC
Hampton & Hudson
Marietta Street Beverage Co.
Nantahala Outdoor Center
Nolen Reeves Music, Inc.
North River Tavern
Patrick Dugan’s Restaurant
PTS Screen Printing And Embroidery