WIU Performing Arts Society Holds Annual Beerfest On Dads’ Day

14721504_10102432907236495_5728699027194075973_nDads, grandfathers, uncles, and brothers were invited to campus for a day filled with activities designed  to unite relatives and their students.

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.