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The Village and Buckbean Brewing Company host second Village Craft Beer Festival Saturday, September 19

August 4, 2009

Event benefits The Muscular Dystrophy Association of Southern Nevada

The Village (MonteLago Village at Lake Las Vegas) and Buckbean Brewing Company, the largest production microbrewery in Nev., host the second Village Beer Fest on Saturday, September 19, from 2 p.m. – 6 p.m. Tickets for the festival are available at the event for $20 per person which includes an engraved commemorative glass, with proceeds benefiting the Muscular Dystrophy Association of Southern Nevada (MDA).

Riding waves of success from the March 2009 festival, Buckbean Brewing Company and MonteLago Village anticipate crowds of more than 2,000 attendees, and expect to exceed the nearly $30,000 raised previously for the MDA.

The Village Craft Festival showcases craft beers from around the U.S. served along The Village’s cobblestone streets with waterfront views. Jazz music is scheduled to begin at 7 p.m. to cap off a great day where guests can enjoy these hand-crafted brews in support of a great cause.

Guests wishing to take advantage of MonteLago Village Resort’s luxury lakeside lodging can do so by calling 888-600-2688. Complete with scenic balconies, full kitchens and living areas, lodging at the resort starts at only $99 per night, plus resort fees and taxes. Mention “Beer Fest” when calling to receive the special rate. A special Beer Festival package is also available and includes an overnight stay and two passes to the event for $125, a 35 percent savings (plus resort fees and taxes).

For more information on this event, please visit http://www.montelagovillage.com. For sponsorship information during any MonteLago Village event, please call 702-564-4785.

ABOUT BUCKBEAN BREWING COMPANY:

Buckbean Brewing Company recently expanded into the Las Vegas and Northern California markets. The craft beer company produces its two signature beers, Original Orange Blossom Ale and Black Noddy Lager, in 16-ounce, environmentally-friendly cans, giving beer fans the opportunity to take their favorite brew with them hiking, biking, golfing and boating without the worry of glass breaking. http://www.buckbeanbeer.com

ABOUT THE VILLAGE:

Located just 17 miles from the heart of Las Vegas, The Village (MonteLago Village) creates the calm and leisurely pace of a Mediterranean town with cobblestone streets, sweeping mountains views and more than 30 unique shopping and dining options along the way. A perfect lakefront location for a celebratory dinner, a night out with the ladies or a romantic weekend away – The Village is the perfect escape from the hustle and bustle of the city. MonteLago Village Resort offers world-class accommodations located within The Village and Lake Las Vegas. Services at The Village and Lake Las Vegas include shopping, dining, boat cruises, spa services, gondola rides, fishing, golfing and other activities. http://www.montelagovillage.com

ABOUT MDA:

The Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) is a voluntary health agency – a dedicated partnership between scientists and concerned citizens aimed at conquering neuromuscular diseases that affect more than a million Americans. The MDA of Southern Nevada serves over 455 families affected by muscular dystrophy in Las Vegas and surrounding areas. MDA funds worldwide research, provides free clinics, assists with the purchase and repair of wheelchairs, leg braces and communication devices, provides loan closets, facilitates support groups and provides the MDA Summer Camp for youngsters. http://www.mda.org

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