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BIG DOG’S “3 CHEERS FOR CHARITY” PROGRAM

(06/15/2010)

BIG DOG’S ANNOUNCES “3 CHEERS FOR CHARITY” PROGRAM, ALLOWS GUESTS TO DIRECT CHARITABLE GIVING 

3 CheersBig Dog’s Brewing Company is proud to announce its “Three Cheers for Charity” program that takes place each and every Thursday at each of Big Dog’s three Las Vegas locations.  This innovative program is a partnership between Big Dog’s and its Thursday guests.   Big Dog’s provides each customer that buys a Big Dog’s Brewing Company product a wooden nickel.  The guest then takes their wooded nickel and places their vote in a special ballot box by each exit door.  Big Dog’s feature three worthwhile charities each month.  The guest places their nickel in the slot of the charity that they want Big Dog’s Brewing Company to support.  Big Dog’s donates a quarter for each ballot.    Guests are encouraged to “feel great by doing good while drinking well!” The featured charities for the month of June 2010 are OV Youth Basketball, Nevada SPCA, and the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society. About Big Dog’s Brewing Company Big Dog’s Brewing Company continues the legacy of award winning brews started by its predecessor Holy Cow Brewing Company, which served as Las Vegas ’ original brewery from 1992 through 2002.    Housed at Big Dog’s Draft House at 4543 N. Rancho Road and opened in December 2003, Big Dog’s Brewing Company brews are hand-crafted in a state of the art 15-barrel microbrewery system.  Brewmaster Dave Otto brews a wide range of beers to suit everyone’s tastes from light beers to robust stouts.   Big Dog’s beers have been awarded four World Beer Cup and seven Great American Beer Festival medals throughout its existence.  In addition to Big Dog’s Draft House, Big Dog’s Brews are also served at Big Dog’s Bar and Grill (Nellis Blvd. at Owens) and Big Dog’s Café and Casino (Sahara at Torrey Pines).

About Old Vegas Youth Basketball (OV)

OLD VEGAS BASKETBALL is a local non-profit youth competitive club level traveling team coached by Big Dog's own Rich Thornton. Please help us support this team that teaches boys in the greater Las Vegas community the fundamentals of basketball as well as striving to build character along the journey.

About Nevada SPCA (NSPCA)

The Nevada SPCA, a nonprofit organization, operates a no-kill animal sanctuary, promotes humane education, makes referrals for lower-cost spay/neuter and vaccination services, and challenges people to be the best possible guardians for the companion animals in their care.

About the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society

The Leukemia & Lymphoma Society (LLS) is the world's largest voluntary health organization dedicated to funding blood cancer research, education and patient services. LLS's mission: Cure leukemia, lymphoma, Hodgkin's disease and myeloma, and improve the quality of life of patients and their families.  Over the years, leukemia has taken the life of Big Dog's founder, Tom Wiesner, and one of its managers, Brian "Big Jake" Baumgartner.  Consequently, the cause of raising funds against leukemia has a great personal connection with many of Big Dog's employees.