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35 Breweries at Brewfest in Rocklin June 8th

ROCKLIN - One of South Placer's leading events is coming Saturday to Rocklin - with more craft breweries taking part this year.

 A total of 35 craft breweries will be pouring at the South Placer Rotary Club's 5th annual Brewfest. 

"Brewfest is our biggest annual fundraiser and helps us raise the money to fund grants to local non-profit organizations and scholarships for graduating high school seniors," said Doug Schumacher, president of the South Placer Rotary and owner of Minuteman Press. "This event has grown over the years and we are looking forward to an even better event this year." 

Tickets for the event, which runs from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Johnson-Springview Park on 5th Street in Rocklin, are $25 per person for advanced purchase, $30 at the gate, and $5 for designated drivers. 

Proceeds from the event benefit the South Placer Rotary's charitable efforts, which include raising funds for college scholarships, investing in community improvement projects and supporting international efforts to aid children in need. 

To purchase tickets, please visit or call 916-781-0650.

 There are over 35 participating breweries some of which include: Tahoe Mountain Brewing Company; Lagunitas Brewing Company; Sierra Nevada Brewing Company; Mad River Brewing; Shipyard Brewing Company; Shock Top; Widmer Brothers Brewing; Firestone Walker Brewing; High Water Brewing; Roseville Brewing;  and Loomis Basin Brewery.

 This year's event chair is Paul Ruhkala of Ruhkala Granite & Marble Company. 

"We are excited to build on the past success of this event," Ruhkala said. "We have great support from breweries and our community. The funds generated from this event will make a difference in the lives of people right here in Rocklin and around the world."

 The South Placer Rotary expects about 600 people to attend the Saturday afternoon event, which will also feature live music by Garrett Wilkins and the Parrotheads.

 Sponsors for the event include: Image Outfitters Photography; Rau Financial Strategies; Halftime Bar & Grill at Strikes; Minuteman Press; Tri-Counties Bank; Lowes;  A.R Owings Financial;  Kniesel's Collision Centers; California Family Fitness; Denio's Farmers Market and Swap Meet; Intuitive Networks Inc.;  United Country; Halldin Public Relations; and Day & Night. 

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