If you’ve ever been intimidated by the idea of trying a yoga class, there’s likely a class for you. At Brewery Becker, in downtown Brighton, you’ll find 20-30 people just about every Tuesday night — you read that right, yoga in a brewery. This class is meant for beginners to serious Yoga enthusiasts.
Registration now open for “Mat, Miles & Mugs” an athletic fundraising event hosted by the Knuth Family Foundation at Brewery Becker. Register before Before May 1st for just $39.00. Registration after May 1st for $49. Your entry includes a commemorative beer mug, yoga, miles, lunch and one beer ticket.
Event Date: May 18, 2019 from 11am-2pm
10:30am-11am: Check-in! Beer mug and beer ticket pick up in the lobby of Brewery Becker.
Packet pick-up will be available the week before the event at Running Lab on Main Street in Brighton.
11am-12pm: Yoga taught by Allison Mertz on the 2nd & 3rd floor of Brewery Becker.
Bring your own yoga mat.
(Bar opens at Noon)
12pm: Miles! 1 mile and 3 mile option coordinated by Running Lab. Go at your own pace- it’s not a race!
Beer and food to follow!
Your entry includes a commemorative beer mug, yoga, miles, lunch and one beer ticket.
The Knuth Family Foundation, Good Sense Coffee and Hartland High School have pooled our talents together to bring you “Fuel for your Soul” a unique blend of locally roasted coffee. This coffee has a higher purpose: not only does it taste amazing, every bag of coffee raises money for the Knuth Family Foundation.
This foundation offers Livingston County Scholarships and gives Livingston County kids the opportunity to connect with low income schools and make a difference in their lives through the Christmas Wishes project.
Good Sense Coffee roasted this 100% Organic, fair trade blend. Hartland High School students created the brand, including the logo, and are assisting with the social media marketing. The Knuth Family Foundation spearheaded this project and empowered us to make a difference in Livingston County.
Fuel For The Soul is a blend of South American, Mexican and African coffees blended and roasted in Brighton, Michigan. This is a “Medium” roast blend and was designed to have a wide flavor profile. This coffee shows nutty and earthy tones from the Mexican Coffee, wine and citrus tones from the South American coffee and a bright berry and floral note from the African coffee. It is 100% Organic, is fair trade and our Mexican coffee comes from our Woman coffee producers program which was designed to support and empower woman to pursue their passion for coffee and allow them to provide for their families through coffee farming.
Tasting Notes: Raw Cocoa, almond, winey, citric, blueberry.
PLACE YOUR COFFEE ORDER
100% of proceeds benefit the Knuth Family Foundation.
The Knuth Family Foundation is a charity based in Michigan. We award college scholarships to kids who have participated in a sport for all 4 years of high school, AND are strong leaders in their community.
I know that many organizations offer scholarships – this is not what makes us unique. It has always been a passion of ours to make an impact in the communities in which we live and work. This is why the criteria is what it is: we don’t simply want athletes, though we recognize that being a student athlete is a laborious undertaking. We want those student athletes who also find time to give to others.
It really does take a village, and I want to be the kind of organization that helps those that see the future and benefits of helping others. We often hear people say that others should “pull themselves up by their bootstraps,” and yet many of those who need help don’t even have boots. For 2018 we created a Christmas Wishes program to help financially-strapped school districts to be able to share with their students-in-need during an extra-difficult time of year. This is a perfect example of what we do. We spend all year fund-raising for scholarships for the students who are so willing to give of themselves, while simultaneously finding other ways to make sure we’re doing our part locally to help the future, too.
Scholarships are the grassroots of our organization, we will never quit them, nor do we want to. But we also want to be able to help many people, and to do it year-round with focused quarterly projects. What does that mean? We are still figuring that out. We know that our second quarter project is college scholarship and our fourth quarter project is Christmas Wishes. Beyond that, we are doing some soul searching to find projects in the first and third quarter that we feel passionate about.
We are so grateful for your constant support of all things giving, and hope that if you every have an idea or group who you think could benefit from our help, that you’ll reach out to us!