Bud Light/Silver Eagle Distributors Partners with the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo to Salute Local Military
Contribution Provides 300 Rodeo Tickets to San Antonio’s HeroesSAN ANTONIO, TX (February 10, 2011)
– Thousands of active and retired military personnel call San Antonio home. As the official sponsor of the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo
, Bud Light/Silver Eagle Distributors, the local Anheuser-Busch distributor, is a proud sponsor of the Rodeo’s Military Outreach Program. Each Friday during Rodeo season, Bud Light/Silver Eagle’s sponsorship will underwrite the cost of 100 Rodeo performance tickets in honor of our local military. These tickets will be distributed to local junior enlisted personnel who have recently completed basic training.
During the Official Military Night, Friday, February 11th, all active and retired military and their families will be recognized and honored for their commitment to our country. A special recognition ceremony will include a swearing in of 40 new military recruits and an inspiring tribute to more than 400 veterans. Additionally, 60 wounded warriors will be honored with the “Star Experience Package” that will include stage-side seats during the concert.
This year marks Bud Light/Silver Eagle’s second annual donation to the Military Outreach Program. “We are proud of the men and women who serve our nation and grateful for the sacrifices they make. Silver Eagle Distributors takes great pride in our relationships with the military and our veterans,” said John L. Nau, president and CEO, Silver Eagle Distributors.
Bud Light/Silver Eagle supports numerous military initiatives throughout the year, including the annual Air Show, Wounded Warriors and the Greater San Antonio Chamber of Commerce’s Celebrate America’s Military effort.
The San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo’s Military Nights include free entrance to the rodeo fairgrounds on February 4th, 11th and 18th for military with proper identification. For sponsorship opportunities, visit the San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo website: http://www.sarodeo.com/ or call (210) 225-5851.About Silver Eagle Distributors
Silver Eagle Distributors, L.P. is the nation’s largest Anheuser-Busch distributor and one of the largest Grupo Modelo distributors in the country. Silver Eagle employs more than 1,200 employees that serve 16 counties in Texas through operations in Houston, San Antonio, Conroe, Cypress and Rosenberg. Silver Eagle also distributes a broad selection of import brands, microbrews and craft beers and several non-alcohol beverages and waters. For more information, visit www.wideworldofbud.com; www.silvereagle.com; or www.craftbrews.com.