A Call For Volunteers!

The Midwest Brewers Fest (MWBF) needs capable and enthusiastic volunteers before, during and after our annual festival, which will be held on August 24, 2013 at Plainfield’s Riverfront Park. The third annual MWBF will feature more than 60 breweries and over 150 beers. Last year, we attracted over 3,000 guests and expect ... More

HB630 IS LAW!!!!

PALE, I just received a call from Senator Holmes Office and they stated that Governor Quinn was signing HB630 into law TODAY, July 5, 2013! The ILGA website should be reflecting that sometime in the next day or so. Ladies, Gentlemen, Thank You for all your help with this. ...and in case you are unclear about that this ... More

Illinois HB630 Heading to the House Floor for a vote!

Illinois Homebrew Alliance (IHA) Call to Action If you are a homebrewer, or you are a friend with a Homebrewer, please take a moment to read this. The Vote is scheduled for this week, so the sooner you call, the more impact you will have! The IHA has been working to draft a bill that will change Illinois Law to codify ... More

From the Desk of the President…

Dear P.A.L.E Members, The room has changed at the Bolingbrook Golf Course for our February and March meetings. We are now located in the "Kennedy Room" (this is the same room we were in last year). For those who do not know where this room located, it is on the 2nd floor near the elevators. Don't forget that we need ... More

Midwest Brewers Fest: Planning Kick-off Meeting

If you were planning on attending the planning kick-off meeting tomorrow, please be aware that there was a change of venue. The meeting is now being held at Moe Joe's! Check the calendar for specifics on time and location. More

Midwest Brewers Fest Board of Directors Election Update

The results are in, and P.A.L.E swept the election! The Midwest Brewers Fest board is now comprised of the following members: Ken McMullen Kevin Herbst Dave Stoiber - Newly Elected Jamnes Cameron - Newly Elected Jon Proulx - Newly Elected Congratulations to the new members as well as the Ken and Kevin who ... More

Midwest Brewers Fest Board of Directors Election

If you were a Midwest Brewers Fest volunteer this past year you are probably aware that you are eligible to vote for candidates to be elected to the MWBF Board of Directors. Of the five positions on the board, two of them are held by PALE members Kevin Herbst and Ken McMullen. The other three are open and to be filled ... More