HJ833: Commending Locally Poured.


HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 833
Commending Locally Poured.

 

Agreed to by the House of Delegates, February 11, 2019
Agreed to by the Senate, February 18, 2019

 

WHEREAS, Locally Poured, a unique collaboration between Visit Fairfax and seven independent craft breweries in Fairfax County, highlights the importance of the growing craft beer industry to the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, Visit Fairfax launched the Locally Poured marketing campaign with Aslin Beer Company in Herndon, Caboose Brewing Company in Vienna, Fair Winds Brewing Company and Forge Brew Works in Lorton, Lake Anne Brew House in Reston, and Mustang Sally Brewing Company and Ono Brewing Company in Chantilly; and

WHEREAS, Locally Poured created the Brewery Field Guide, which encourages residents and visitors to take a Tour de Pour and sample high-quality craft beers from all seven participating breweries; and

WHEREAS, the Brewery Field Guide offers recommendations at each Locally Poured brewery, and the passport-like book features space for visitors to receive a stamp at each brewery, with at least four stamps earning an upgrade to VIP access to the Fairfax County Brewfest; and

WHEREAS, craft breweries play an important role in the economic vitality of Fairfax County and the Commonwealth, with more than 130 businesses creating thousands of jobs and generating more than $1 billion of economic impact; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Locally Poured for its collaborative efforts to promote local businesses; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Visit Fairfax as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the achievements of the Locally Poured campaign.

HOUSE JOINT RESOLUTION NO. 833

Offered February 6, 2019
Commending Locally Poured.
Patron-- Delaney

WHEREAS, Locally Poured, a unique collaboration between Visit Fairfax and seven independent craft breweries in Fairfax County, highlights the importance of the growing craft beer industry to the Commonwealth; and

WHEREAS, Visit Fairfax launched the Locally Poured marketing campaign with Aslin Beer Company in Herndon, Caboose Brewing Company in Vienna, Fair Winds Brewing Company and Forge Brew Works in Lorton, Lake Anne Brew House in Reston, and Mustang Sally Brewing Company and Ono Brewing Company in Chantilly; and

WHEREAS, Locally Poured created the Brewery Field Guide, which encourages residents and visitors to take a “Tour de Pour” and sample high-quality craft beers from all seven participating breweries; and

WHEREAS, the Brewery Field Guide offers recommendations at each Locally Poured brewery, and the passport-like book features space for visitors to receive a stamp at each brewery, with at least four stamps earning an upgrade to VIP access to the Fairfax County Brewfest; and

WHEREAS, craft breweries play an important role in the economic vitality of Fairfax County and the Commonwealth, with more than 130 businesses creating thousands of jobs and generating more than $1 billion of economic impact; now, therefore, be it

RESOLVED by the House of Delegates, the Senate concurring, That the General Assembly hereby commend Locally Poured for its collaborative efforts to promote local businesses; and, be it

RESOLVED FURTHER, That the Clerk of the House of Delegates prepare a copy of this resolution for presentation to Visit Fairfax as an expression of the General Assembly’s admiration for the achievements of the Locally Poured campaign.