Brewery Event: WA: Gig Harbor: 7 Seas Brewing fundraising for Alchemy Skateboarding and Peninsula Hands on Art, March 29th

Press Release
image courtesy 7 Seas Brewing
     Gig Harbor, WA ... On Tuesday March 29, 7 Seas Brewing will donate proceeds from the sale of their brew, 253 Pilsner, to two locally selected non-profits. The recipients are Alchemy Skateboarding and Peninsula Hands on Art. The Tap Room at 7 Seas Brewing will host a donation bash on March 29th from 5 PM to 7 PM to showcase the recipients and to present each organization with a $5000 donation check.

     The 253 Pilsner Donation bash is open to the public. This is an opportunity for local residents to share a beer or two and learn more about these valuable local programs. Representatives from Alchemy Skateboarding will display information about their indoor community skate park and Peninsula Hands on Art will display art from recent projects. “We created 253 Pilsner with 253Heart because we wanted to give a shout-out to our home, the 253. We also wanted to give back to the community that has supported us and to organizations dedicated to enriching our community by enriching the lives of the children growing up here,” stated Mike Runion, President and Co-Owner of 7 Seas Brewing.

image courtesy 7 Seas Brewing
This Northwest Pilsner is a classic pilsner-style lager. Brewed with NW Pale and Pilsner malt, hopped with Sterling and Cascade, this brew is 100% Washington

Available in 12 ounce cans: 6 pack and cases and limited drafts.

About 7 Seas Brewing
           7 Seas Brewing founded in 2009 by Gig Harbor natives, Travis Guterson and Mike Runion, offers 7 year-round brews, 3 rotating seasonal brews, and an extensive Tap Room Reserve Series. As the first brewery in Washington to can craft beer, they blazed a path of environmentally friendly packaging that has since been adopted by many others. 7 Seas Brewing was voted ‘Best Brewery in the South Sound’ 6 years running by readers of South Sound Magazine and ‘Best Brewery in Tacoma’ by The Volcano. For more information about 7 Seas Brewing please visit

About 253Heart
          253Heart is an artistic representation of the spirit of the people and communities 
living in the 253 area code. Steve Nacarrato is the guardian of the 253Heart design and he commissions artists to design products that showcase the creative energy and spirit of the South Sound. A portion of all 253Heart designed products benefit local charities. For more information please visit

About Alchemy Skateboarding
          Alchemy Indoor Skatepark and Education Center is a non-profit organization based in Tacoma, WA that is dedicated to improving the relationship between skateboarders and the greater community. The goal is simple: to provide a free, dry, and safe place for local skaters to skate and develop their athletic, social and educational skills. For more information about Alchemy Skateboarding please visit

About Peninsula Hands on Art
           Founded in 2003 by concerned parents and local artists, Peninsula Hands on Art serves approximately 2,700 students in grades K- 5 across six schools. Each year 4 art projects are provided to these students. The projects are designed centrally and presented in the classroom by trained art docents. The goal is to provide the students with the pleasures and rewards of the creative process and a greater understanding of visual arts in culture and history. For more information about Peninsula Hands on Art please visit

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