Description of Event
The 3rd Annual Amber Waves of Grain Craft Beer Festival will be held November 3rd, 2018 12:00-4:30 pm at The Shops at Dos Lagos, 2785 Cabot Drive, Corona, CA 92883. This event is organized by veterans for veterans and is designed to bring together craft beer lovers with veterans. This year 40 Microbreweries will be supporting this event by donating all beer being poured. A living Veteran history museum will be created where students, families and individuals can interact with a WWII Veterans, Korean War, Vietnam War and Iraqi/Afghanistan Veterans. This event has partnered with the Library of Congress, as part of the Veterans History Project to interview and record personal accounts of our nations Veterans. In addition, there will be a parade featuring Active, Guard and Reserve soldiers representing all branches, military vehicles, JROTC cadets, high school bands as well as military and civic leaders. The event also includes a Veteran Organization Park featuring the Veterans Administration, Disabled American Veterans, Cal-Vets, the Salvation Army Homeless Veteran Shelter, American Legion, VFW and numerous non-profit organizations directly supporting our veterans. A military vehicle and historical reenactment park will be on site showcasing military uniforms and equipment from many conflicts. Admission to all events (except for the beer garden) are FREE to the public.
Project Benefit and Organization Objective
The purpose of this event is to raise funds for non-profit organizations directly supporting Veteran causes. All-American Riders is a 501(c)(3) non-profit and is the lead for this event. With zero overhead, 100% of the net funds raised is distributed to participating non-profit organizations supporting Veteran causes such as; All-American Riders, Christmas Dinner for Homeless Veterans, Blue Star Moms, American Legion, Veteran of Foreign Wars, Bob Hope USO, Paws 4 Patriots and more. Last year we raised over $32,000 and distributed over $26,000 to local veteran non-profit organizations after expenses. This year we hope to raise $50,000.
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