Charity seeks pint pullers

The Mid Summer Beer Happening was a big hit in Stonehaven last year

The Mid Summer Beer Happening was a big hit in Stonehaven last year

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Home-Start Kincardine are looking for friendly people who can give up their time to help out at this years Mid Summer Beer Festival.

The charity who have been given a chance to take part in the festival require people to work the bar and pull pints on Thursday evening, June 16.

Cate Garrow, Senior Co-ordinator Home-Start Kincardine, said: “We’re looking for people aged 18 and over to sign up and help us out, you don’t need previous experience and your time will be appreciated.

“Home-Start Kincardine is a local charity that has been around for over 20 years. We support families who have at least one child under 5. Our volunteers support families for a few hours every week who are finding life, for whatever reason, a struggle.

“This could be due to bereavement, illness, disability, having more than one child under 5, isolation, having no family near by, poor mental health and the many other circumstances that can make life difficult. Home-Start is here to help.

“If you would like to help us by pulling pints on Thursday, June 16, in the evening, we’d love to hear from you.

“It’s going to be a fun evening so please email office@homestartkincardine.org with BEER in the title or give us a call on 01569 767773.

“We need numbers soon so if you’re interested, please let us know by Tuesday February. 23

“If you or someone you know would like to hear more about Home-Start, please give us a call on 01569 767773.

“Our service is non-judgemental and confidential.

“We are part funded by Aberdeenshire Council, with another 25% of our funds to be sought each year.”

The Midsummer Beer Happening in Stonehaven will bring its magical mix of brilliant brews, fantastic food and magnificent music to its purpose built marquee in the town’s Baird Park from June 16 to 18.

The inaugural Midsummer Beer Happening was a phenomenal success that saw4,800 people flock to the festival marquee where they were greeted by almost 120 different beers on draught and a huge range of bottled beers, too.

The event raised £16,000 for local charities with £8,000 going to the Stonehaven Sea Cadets and £8,000 going to the fundraising for a dialysis unit in Stonehaven.