Dozens enjoyed Dads’ Day at WIU with more than 60 beers available for sampling. October 22 WIU’s Performing Arts Society held its eighth annual Beerfest at the Forum in downtown Macomb. Samples were provided from regional breweries including Bent River, of Moline,IL; Front Street, of Davenport, IA; Iron Spike, of Galesburg, IL; Laguintas, of Chicago; Revolution, of Chicago; the Boston Beer Company, of Boston, MA; Shipyard, of Portland, ME and Sierra Nevada, of Chico California.
This years event was another success according to COFAC Director of Development Julie Baker. After expenses, Beerfest raised more than $6,700.