NLC Silicon Valley presents Valley Brews

 29 May
 Mexican Heritage Plaza School Of Arts & Culture
 1700 Alum Rock Ave, San Jose, CA 95116 - - San Jose - United States
 New Leaders Council - Silicon Valley
We invite you to join us on Friday May 29, 2015 from 6pm-9pm at the Mexican Heritage Plaza for Valley Brews, a taste of local craft breweries, benefiting the New Leaders Council: Silicon Valley Chapter. Join us to celebrate NLC Silicon Valley's 5 Year Anniversary. Enjoy a taste of local craft breweries featuring Strike Brewing Company, Camino Brewing Company, Hermitage Brewing Company, and Santa Clara Valley Brewing. Network with emerging and seasoned progressive political entrepreneurs, social entrepreneurs and civic leaders in Silicon Valley. We will be joined by special guest, San Jose Mayor Sam Liccardo. Craft Beer & Entrepreneurship Panel With the recent growth of craft breweries in Silicon Valley, we are featuring local craft breweries and civic leaders to share their insight on the role of craft breweries in creating vibrant cities and sparking economic development and entrepreneurship. Local craft brewers will also share their insight on starting a successful craft brewery. Moderator: Hunter B. Current, Business Developer (Barry Swenson Builders, Alturas Ranches, Arenda Capital, Investor, Hop Farmer) Panelists: Kim Walesh, Deputy City Manager and Director of Economic Development for the City of San Jose Allen Korenstein, CEO, Co-Founder, Camino Brewing Company Nathan Poulos, Brew master, Co-Founder, Camino Brewing Company Jenny Lewis, CEO, Co-founder, Strike Brewing Company Peter Estaniel, Brand Manager, Hermitage Brewing Company Steve Donahue, Brew master, Co-Founder, Santa Clara Valley Brewing Company Randall Behrens, Live Oak Bank, SBA Banker specialist in Craft Breweries Christen Soares, architect, Field Paoli, Whole Foods Mission Creek Brewery Sam Holloway, PHD, Industry Expert, Professor at Univ. Portland, Business and Strategic Entrepreneurship, Co-Founder of Crafting a PEOPLE, PROGRESS, RESULTS: Learn about the NLC fellowship and how to apply for next year's class. Support the movement to develop progressive leaders to transform our Silicon Valley communities Refreshments will be provided. Register now: Pre sale tickets are $35. At the door are $40. We sincerely hope you can join us for an evening that is sure to be unforgettable. This event is hosted by New Leaders Council - Silicon Valley and thanks to our sponsors: ENTERPRISE SPONSORS: Kaiser Permanente STARTUP SPONSORS: County Supervisor Joe Simitian San José Councilmember Ash Kalra DAWN - Democratic Activists for Women Now Liberty Tax Service - San José Silicon Valley Asian Pacific American Democratic Club (SVAPADC) Peter Allen & Angelica Ramos Teresa Alvarado NLC Silicon Valley Co-Director Kalen Gallagher Yacanex Posadas NLC Silicon Valley Co-Director Reeta Sharma For more information about the event, email Yan Yin Choy at For more information about Sponsorships, email Candace Joy at The mission of NLC is to train and support the next generation of political entrepreneurs: trendsetters, elected officials, and civically engaged leaders in business and industry who will shape the future landscape.

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