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Charity Beer Garden Provides Clean Water
Make plans now to join our sisters, associates, friends and neighbors on the St. Joseph Center campus this summer for the Sister Water Beer Garden! We’re hosting the beer garden on three Saturdays during this inaugural season: June 22, July 13, and August 17.
Each evening from 5:00 to 8:00, we’ll have music, games, and we’ll be serving great food and drink options. Sprecher Brewing Company is crafting two special beers for us, and we will also have wine, Sprecher Root Beer, soda and water available for purchase. Food selections will include a delicious cheese, sausage and fruit plate, bratwurst, and hot pretzels.
Following in the footsteps of St. Francis of Assisi, we named our beer garden after “Sister Water,” who represents purity in Francis’ “Canticle of the Creatures.” That’s because the proceeds from our beer garden will go to provide access to pure, clean water for thousands of people who are served by our sisters’ missions around the world. Stop by our information booth during the events to talk with our sisters and learn more about these ministries!
Tell your friends, bring your family, and enjoy three fun-filled nights in our beautiful garden on Milwaukee’s south side. Free parking will be available in the St. Joseph Center lot at 29th Street and Orchard Street. Visit our event information page for full details.
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