Tidbites | Twisted Pine hosts benefit



Twisted Pine hosts benefit

Pine Brewing Company will be hosting a benefit for the Nielsen family, victims of
a drunk driving accident, from noon to 5 p.m. on Sunday, July 10.

For every
pint sold at the benefit, Twisted Pine will donate $1 to the family.

A silent
auction will also take place during the benefit, as well as brewery Olympics,
where teams of three to six people compete in events like beer trivia,
chug-offs, and relay races. The Brewing Olympics will begin at 2 p.m.

Nielsen, 33, was killed in a hit-and-run accident on June 25 when a drunk
driver struck his Nissan on Nelson Road east of 63rd Street, according to

sister, 35-year-old Cherish Francis, and his 2-year-old daughter, Avery
Nielsen, were seriously injured in the crash.

had been to Twisted Pine’s Ale House a few times, and the brewing company is
holding this benefit to help his family cover medical expenses from the
accident, says Emily Valenta, Ale House manager.

Pine Ale House is located at 3201 Walnut St., Suite A, in Boulder.

Bastille Day at Zpizza

will be celebrating Bastille Day by handing out free samples of its
French-inspired pizza from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m. and 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on July 14.

customers will have the chance to sample the Provence, which is made with
organic tomato sauce, homemade roasted garlic sauce, fresh mozzarella,
artichoke hearts, capers, tomato and fresh basil.

Day is a French national holiday that marks the storming of the Bastille prison
on July 14, 1789.

restaurant’s menu includes artisan pizzas, rusticas, pastas, calzones,
sandwiches and salads that are made with all-natural and organic ingredients
and include vegetarian, vegan and gluten-free options.

Zpizza is
located at 1695 29th St. #1252 in Boulder and is open from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m.
Monday through Sunday.