Lagers for Lunches

The Livonia Junior Chamber is hosting the first ever Lagers for Lunches to raise money for school lunch programs.


Is craft beer for school lunches a good idea? Well, if it’s a fundraiser to help pay for underprivileged children’s meals, sure.

The Livonia Junior Chamber will be hosting Lagers for Lunches on Friday, Nov. 21 from 7-11 p.m. The chamber donated more than $1,000 for school lunch programs last year to three local schools and plan on widening the impact with the proceeds from the event.

“Our group identified a growing problem with our community schools,” says Livonia School Board Member and Junior Chamber Project Chair Dan Centers. “Our schools are working hard to make sure there are no kids going hungry without a lunch. However, the costs were cutting into other valuable areas. We wanted to give back to those schools to cover those costs and make it easier for all kids to get a balanced meal.”

Stepping up to the proverbial plate for this event are four Michigan breweries, including: Vander Mill Ciders, Shorts Brewing Co., Atwater Brewery, and Oddside Ales. National craft breweries Lagunitas and Dogfish Head will also be participating.

Tickets are $40 each and include 15 drink tickets and appetizers, and can be purchased online at

The event will be held in the Banquet Facility above One Under Craft Beer & Eats.

One Under Banquet Facility
35780 Five Mile Road
Livonia, MI 48154
734-464- 5555


About the Livonia Junior Chamber

The Livonia Junior Chamber is a local chapter of the United States Junior Chamber, which represents more than 18,200 young adults in over 680 chapters across the country. Junior Chamber chapters focus on empowering its members to create positive change in their communities and in themselves by developing personal and professional leadership skills. For more information, please visit


Beer list

Vander Mill Ciders

Ginger Peach Cider
Blueberry Cider
Hard Apple Cider

Shorts Brewing Co.

Soft Parade
Bellaire Brown

Atwater Brewery

Dirty Blonde
Vanilla Java Porter
Purple Gang Pilsner

OddSide Ales

Mayan Mocha Stout
Granny's Apple Pie


Little Sumpin’ Sumpin’
Dogtown Pale Ale

Dogfish Head

Festina Peche
60 minute IPA
90 minute IPA


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