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Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser

15 May 2012   Tracey Horn

Community block party held in downtown Prescott, Arizona

Prescott, AZ – On Sunday, May 20th from noon to 6pm, Whiskey Row in downtown Prescott will be the site for the Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser. The community and local businesses have come together in support of the businesses hit by the tragic fire on May 8th, 2012. The event will feature live bands, food vendors, beer garden, raffle items and plenty of fun. Dave Michelson, owner of The Palace Restaurant & Saloon, and Matt Brassard, co-owner of Matt’s Saloon, are planning the event for their Whiskey Row neighbors. The fundraiser was planned on short notice, but the community and business owners felt the need to support the three businesses destroyed by fire - The Bird Cage Saloon, Pearl’s Place and The Prescott Food Store.

“Business and citizens have all offered to donate their time and services to make this happen. We were all affected by this tragic event,” stated Brassard. “The fire fighters, police and emergency personnel were truly amazing at keeping the fires from spreading. This isn’t just about three businesses that were destroyed, this about a community and a State coming together,” stated Michelson.

The sponsors of the Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser include; the City of Prescott, Helken & Horn Advertising Agency, Matt’s Saloon, Allegra Printing, The Palace Restaurant and Saloon, Patriot Disposal, Hensley & Company Budweiser, Prescott Area Independents (PAI), American Fence, Fun Oldies 100.9FM, Magic 99.1FM, Barrett Propane, Yavapai County Contractors Association (YCCA), US Foods, Sysco Food Service, Costco, Holsum Bakery and Nature’s Own, Communications Center, Micamp Solutions, Freedom Station, Alliance Beverage, Nackard Beverage, KPPV 106.7FM, KDDL 94.3FM, KQNA 1130AM/99.9FM.

The organizers of the Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser will be collecting donations at the event and donations may also be mailed to Country Bank, 107 E. Willis Street, Prescott, Arizona 86301.  Please make checks payable to: Whiskey Row Fire Fundraiser

For further information, contact Dave Michelson at 928-710-6861 or Matt Brassard at 928-848-4182.