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WV Brew News: Mountain State brewers are some of the most generous



As I returned home from this year’s Craft Brewers Conference in Minneapolis, I reflected on a presentation I heard there from Natalie Cilurzo of Russian River Brewing.

She spoke on the importance of dedication to a corporate mission supporting good works and local charity. No matter what size the brewery, she said, good works should be at the forefront of its mission.

West Virginia brewers are among the most generous and charitable of any small business sector in the state. Hardly a week goes by without me receiving a message about some new beer event, beer release or brewery activity that has a good-works connection.

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