PRG volunteers staffed the 3rd Annual Philly Bierfest on Saturday, February 22, 2014. This celebration of the Philadelphia region’s German immigration and brewing heritage sells out each year, and this year was no exception! 650 attendees enjoyed samples of German food as well as a broad spectrum of beers from local breweries. PRG staffers engaged the crowd in arm wrestling contests and a stein-holding masskrugstemmen contest. As in years past, great care was taken to ensure all attendees had the chance to learn about, and be proud of, Philadelphia’s heritage. PRG are honored to be involved with this event each year and continue our mission of supporting groups within the community. Prost!
Here is a photo of most of the PRG volunteers who staffed the WHYY-FM 90.9 Winter Membership Pledge Drive on Thursday, February 6, 2014. (Not picture: Clam Jammer and Ginger Vitis)
PRG staffed the ever-popular College Challenge event, fielding calls that resulted in almost 300 pledges for the 4-hour shift. Earlham College was the eventual Challenge winner, with 28 pledges against Temple University's 24.
Volunteering in this capacity is in keeping with the Philly Roller Girls organizational mission to support other community nonprofits. WHYY 90.9 FM and WHYY TV12 are mainstays of the Philadelphia public media representing the entire Delaware Valley. PRG has staffed radio and TV pledge drives for WHYY since 2010, and have also appeared as guests on WHYY-FM's Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane in April 2012.
Bierfest is back and brought to you by Philly’s fiercest female athletes – the Philly Roller Girls. We are excited to join dozens of brewers in celebrating the German-style suds we all know and love at this year's Bierfest. Did we mention you can arm wrestle a Philly Roller Girl? What's better than that!? Come on over and join us for some good, clean German-style fun.
What: Philly Bierfest 2014
Where: The German Society of Pennsylvania, 611 Spring Garden St., Philadelphia, PA, 19123
When: Saturday, February 22
Time: 1:30-5:30 PM
Details: Craft and legacy brewers from all across Pennsylvania will pour their German-inspired wares, such as Victory, Yuengling, Sly Fox, Lancaster, Free Will, Neshaminy Creek, Yards, Barren Hill and Susquehanna. Importers of classic German beers will showcase a diverse array of German lagers and ales from small premium houses, like Kloster Andechs and Ayinger to larger regional brewers like Warsteiner and Hofbrau.
Bierfest is sure to sell out AGAIN this year, so don't miss out! For tickets and event information, please visit: http://phillybierfest.com