27 January 2009
From Jennie Hatton:
PHILLY BEER WEEK 2009 PARTNERS WITH SEPTATO ENSURE THAT PARTICIPANTS ‘SIP SAFELY’ Philly Beer Week 2009 (PBW) is thrilled to announce an exciting collaboration with the Southeastern Pennsylvania Transportation Authority (SEPTA): Sip Safely with SEPTA, an unlimited, all-day, bus-trolley-rail pass that will be sold for $9.00, valid any one day between March 6 and March 15. This pass is valid on SEPTA services, to encourage PBW participants to travel safely, rather than driving from event to event. Sip Safely with SEPTA passes will be available for sale at most SEPTA locations starting January 30. For a complete list of sales locations, or to purchase a pass online, please visit www.phillybeerweek.org and click on travel. “Nothing is more important to Philadelphia’s reputation as the best beer drinking city in America than making sure our drinkers are safe,” says PBW co-chair and noted author Don “Joe Sixpack” Russell. “We are delighted to be able to offer this affordable, convenient alternative to driving to ensure that Philly Beer Week is not only fun but also responsible.”The pass is valid for unlimited rides, all day long, until the end of service, and will feature a festive, specially designed PBW 2009 logo to signify SEPTA’s partnership with Philly Beer Week and their unified commitment to the safety of participants. Sip Safely with Septa passes are not valid on Regional Rail Trains arriving in Center City before 9:30 AM and are not valid for travel to or from stations in the State of New Jersey.Philly Beer Week 2009 is the second annual celebration of Philadelphia’s dynamic and diverse brewing culture. More than 10,000 attendees are expected to attend the over-200 events, tastings, tours and educational seminars on all things beer and brewing. National and international brewing celebrities will attend, as well, bringing with them their incredible depth of knowledge and of course, kegs and casks of their esteemed lagers and ales.Questions about Philly Beer Week 2009 should be directed to Profile PR; call (215) 985-2106. For general information, including the ever-expanding schedule of events and list of participants, please visit www.phillybeerweek.org. For SEPTA travel information, please visit www.septa.org or call 215.580.7800.