Developing Leaders Speaker Series with Paul Benner

WHEN: Thursday, February 9, 2017, 5:15 pm -7:30 pm

WHERE: Platform Brewery

Address: 4125 Lorain Avenue, Cleveland, OH 44113
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PRICE: FREE Members / $15 Non-members

Developing Leaders Speaker Series

Guest Speaker:
Paul Benner, Co-Founder Platform Brewery

Paul Benner, opened Cleveland’s largest Homebrew Supply Shop in 2012 after falling in love with the home-based hobbies of making beer and wine. Shortly after brewing his first beer, the inspiration to open a full-service, educationally slanted shop was born. Inspired by the many loyal customers of The Cleveland Brew Shop who would state on a daily basis that they would, “quit my job if I could find a way to make beer for the rest of my life” Platform Beer Co. came into existence.

Come check out the transformation of the former Leisy Brewing Co. in Ohio City into Gypsy Brewery, a 120,000-square-foot contract brewing production facility. Hear the story behind Platform Brewery and their future plans plus the role Paul and his partner Justin Carson are playing in the revitalization of Lorain Ave.

Meet in the parking lot of Bodnar-Mahoney Funeral Home on the Southeast corner of W. 41st and Lorain to take shuttle to Gypsy Brewery. Shuttles will pick you up and drop you off from the Bodnar-Mahoney parking lot.

After the tour, gather at Platform for happy hour. One drink ticket included for each attendee.

5:15-5:20 pm Shuttle leaves Bodnar-Mahoney Funeral Home parking lot
5:30 pm Tour of Gypsy Brewing and presentation begins
6:30 pm Return to Platform to enjoy some great beer

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