Jul 16, 2011

Governor Haley Barbour Proclaims July 23-30, 2011 as "Mississppi Craft Beer Week"

STATE OF MISSISSIPPI
Office of the Governor
Proclamation



WHEREAS, Mississippi Craft Beer Week is a time to enjoy not only craft beer, but also the southern hospitality of Mississippi's restaurants and pubs, all while benefiting these small businesses economically; and

WHEREAS, we recognize the considerable contributions of the brewers, distributors and retailers of craft beers and their continuous improvement of the craft beer culture and the community as a whole; and

WHEREAS, increased support of homebrewers and their aesthetic, innovative creations is important to increasing the diversity of the American craft beer industry, which benefits the economy through job creation, and

WHEREAS, Raise Your Pints is a dedicated grassroots movement of passionate craft beer enthusiasts who advocate the responsible practice of craft beer enjoyment and continually work toward advancing the craft beer culture in Mississippi:

NOW, THEREFORE, I, Haley Barbour, Governor of the State of Mississippi, hereby proclaim the week of July 23-30 2011, as



in the State of Mississippi.

IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused the Great Seal of the State of Mississippi to be affixed.

DONE in the City of Jackson, on the twenty-ninth day of June in the year of our Lord, two thousand and eleven, and of the Independence of the United States of America, the two hundred and thirty-fifth.

HALEY BARBOUR
GOVERNOR

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