Three Public Events Highlight this September Program Benefiting Birmingham and Tuscaloosa Water.


SweetWater Brewing Company proudly announces its 2nd annual month-long “Save the Black Warrior” program to raise funds and awareness for Black Warrior Riverkeeper, a non-profit environmental advocacy organization. Throughout September 2009, select restaurants and bars in the Birminghamand Tuscaloosa areas will sell paper fish, t-shirts, and pint glasses to benefit Riverkeeper.  Mountain High Outfitters will donate prizes for the servers and bartenders who raise the most money for Riverkeeper’s anti-pollution efforts.

Participating venues are now listed at  This new website also contains information about the collaboration, including opportunities to learn about water conservation, report pollution, donate, purchase merchandise, and enter a contest to win a Vespa LX150 donated by Bogart’s Motorsports.

Save the Black Warrior’s 2009 program includes 3 events co-sponsored by SweetWater.  Rollin in the Hay plays Thursday, August 27 at 10pm (atTuscaloosa’s Jupiter Bar and Grill) and on Thursday, September 3 with Earthbound at 8 pm (at Birmingham’s Rogue Tavern).  $10 door charges at both concerts benefit Riverkeeper.

September 22, Broadway Across America presents the opening night of Grease at the BJCC, starring Taylor Hicks. Supporting Riverkeeper, special tickets to the play also include admission that night to the Grease Cast Party at Rogue Tavern, featuring Frankie Velvet & The Mighty Veltones with Rick Carter. View details and buy regular or VIP tickets at (type password: riverkeeper).  The deadline to purchase these combo tickets at a group discount is August 23rd.