Event to Benefit Kentucky Neuroscience Institute and Kentucky ALS Association
LEXINGTON, KY. (Dec. 3, 2013) -- Heaven Hill's Master Distiller Parker Beam will be at The Gratz Park Inn Thursday, Dec. 5, for a tasting event to benefit the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute and the Kentucky Chapter of the Amylotopic Lateral Sclerosis (ALS) Association.
The event will feature a bourbon tasting of Parker’s Heritage “Promise of Hope” Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey along with appetizers and an opportunity for conversation with the legendary sixth-generation distiller and current master distiller.
Mr. Beam, recently diagnosed with ALS (Lou Gehrig’s) disease, has made his rare and highly-prized bourbon a fundraiser for research and development to aid in the fight the against the disease. For each bottle of Special Edition Parker's Heritage bourbon purchased, Heaven Hill Distilleries donates $20 of the proceeds to the cause, with a campaign goal of $250,000.
The ALS Multidisciplinary Clinic at the Kentucky Neuroscience Institute is the only ALS center in Kentucky certified by the ALS Association. The clinic utilizes a multidisciplinary team of health care professionals from the ALS Association and UK HealthCare.
The tasting will take place 5:30 - 7:30 p.m., Thursday, Dec. 5, at Jonathon at Gratz Park. Tickets are $50 per person. For more information, go to www.jagpinfo.com or call 859-252-4949.