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Stormcloud Brewing Company Builds Community with Pleasant Valley Community Center

Stormcloud Brewing Company has announced the next recipient of its Stormcloud Builds Community fundraising initiative. Stormcloud is helping to support the Pleasant Valley Community Center with a fundraising event at Stormcloud’s downtown Frankfort pub and brewery.

50% of all pub sales at Stormcloud between the hours of 4-6pm on Saturday, June 24 will be donated directly to the Pleasant Valley Community Center in the village of Arcadia. Located in the old Arcadia Elementary School, the Pleasant Valley Community Center is a non-profit organization that provides a setting for social and recreational programs to enhance the lives of the surrounding community.

Pleasant Valley Community Center activity programs include pickleball, yoga classes, open gym night for families and teens, movie nights, pancake breakfasts, community dinners, seasonal festivals, and more. The center offers residents access to an exercise room, game room, kitchen, and multipurpose classrooms. For more information about the Pleasant Valley Community Center visit the PVCC on Facebook, email pleasantvalleycc@gmail.com, or visit the center at 3586 Glovers Lake Road in Arcadia.

As part of its Stormcloud Builds Community initiative, Stormcloud Brewing Company selects one charitable organization making a difference in northern Michigan to share its message with Stormcloud’s customers and to help raise funding for the organization. Recipients are chosen every month during the summer season and quarterly thereafter.

To date, Stormcloud Builds Community has helped support 17 nonprofit organizations:

  • Benzie County Baby Pantry (https://www.facebook.com/BCBP.SPEC/)
  • Frankfort American Legion, John A. Mortenson Post 221 (https://www.facebook.com/Frankfort-American-Legion-John-A-Mortenson-Post-221-342172449275654/)
  • Archipelago Project (http://archipelagoproject.org)
  • Benzie Area Christian Neighbors (http://benziebacn.org)
  • Benzie County Council on Aging (http://benziecoa.org)
  • Benzie County Water Festival (http://water-festival.org)
  • Crystal Lake & Watershed Association (http://www.clwa.us)
  • Friends of Benzie Shores District Library(http://www.benzieshoreslibrary.org/friends.html)
  • Friends of the Betsie Valley Trail (http://www.betsievalleytrail.org)
  • Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy (https://www.gtrlc.org)
  • Grow Benzie (http://growbenzie.org)
  • Habitat for Humanity of Benzie County (http://www.benziehabitat.org)
  • Lakeside Shakespeare Theater (http://www.lakesideshakespeare.org)
  • Michigan Legacy Art Park (http://www.michlegacyartpark.org)
  • Oliver Art Center (http://oliverartcenterfrankfort.org)
  • Panther Parents (Frankfort-Elberta Area Schools)
  • Sleeping Bear Heritage Trail (http://sleepingbeartrail.org)

About Stormcloud Brewing Company

Stormcloud Brewing Company opened in June 2013 just two blocks from Lake Michigan in the coastal city of Frankfort, located in northwest lower Michigan. A small brewery specializing in Belgian-style brewing, Stormcloud offers 16 taps in addition to a full menu of flatbread pizzas, small plate appetizers, soups and salads, sandwiches, and specialty popcorn. In August 2016, Stormcloud was named the Best New Brewery in Michigan by MLive Media Group. Visit Stormcloud online at Stormcloudbrewing.com.