Tickets on sale for 4th Annual 12 Bars of Christmas
For the fourth consecutive year, several of downtown Lee's Summit's bars will team up for the 12 Bars of Christmas pub crawl benefitting Hope House.
The event runs from 2-10 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 9 in downtown Lee's Summit. $10 tickets are now on sale for lanyards & Koozies. Central States Beverage Company has donated the lanyards, koozies and signage for the event, insuring that all money raised will benefit Hope House.
This year's event actually features 14 participating bars. Each participating location will have volunteers on hand to punch the lanyards, collect donations and serve up drink specials. Once all 14 locations have been punched, participants can turn in their lanyard at any participating bar to enter for a prize. Prizes include a barbecue grill, canvas prints and more.
Lanyards can be purchased at: Grains & Taps, Stuey McBrew's & Konrad's.
“We look forward to once again exceeding our fundraising goal and helping those in need this year with a fun event!” said organizer Courtney Stoddard, of Budget Blinds of Lee's Summit.
Participating bars include:
- Do Drop Inn
- Grains & Taps
- Stuey McBrew’s
- American Garage
- Main Slice
- The Peanut
- VFW Post 5789
- Fringe Beerworks
- Smoke Brewing Co
- Llywelyn's Pub
“We are grateful for the time and dedication of Courtney Stoddard and the 12 Bars of Christmas team, they are making a significant impact through a fun and festive community involved event.” Said MaryAnne Metheny, Hope House CEO. “We look forward to this sold out event each year.”
Visit the 12 Bars of Christmas Facebook page for more information.
About Hope House
Hope House provides comprehensive domestic violence services including a safe 122-bed shelter, 24-hour crisis hotline, court and hospital advocacy programs, individual and group therapy, safe supervised visitation program, as well as comprehensive services encompassing prevention, education and support for those impacted by domestic violence.
Domestic Violence Statistics
1 in 4 women will be a victim of domestic violence in her lifetime. 99 percent of all cases of domestic violence include financial abuse. Domestic violence kills an average of three women a day and is the leading cause of injury for women ages 18-44. Domestic violence costs the United States economy more than $8.3 billion each year, is the leading cause of family homelessness and the single largest category of calls received by local police. For more information: www.hopehouse.net or (816) 461-4188. Hoopla for Hope and further event information: http://www.hopehouse.net/events