Anheuser-Busch Biergarten & iHeartRadio To Support Victims of Perryville Tornado With Fundraiser In Soulard
Tuesday March 14, 2017 3 pm – 8pm — Soulard
An EF4 tornado ripped through Perryville, Missouri on February 28, 2017, killing one person and destroying the homes of multiple families. The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch and two St. Louis iHeartRadio stations, 93.7 The Bull and ALT 104.9, have teamed up to host a fundraiser for victims of the storm this Tuesday at The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch in Soulard.
100 percent of the proceeds from the event, this Tuesday (March 14) at The Biergarten will go to the city of Perryville and first responders from the Perryville Police Department. The fundraiser will run from 3 pm to 8 pm on Tuesday evening. Admission is free.
The St. Louis radio stations partnering with The Biergarten for the event will also be accepting monetery donations, non-perishable food and personal care items on Tuesday.
Aside from the great Biergarten menu, Ted Drewes will also be on hand selling treats. The radio stations will be hosting live musical entertainment and there will be both raffles and a silent auction. Prizes available to win will include autographed merchandise from country singer Chris Jansen, experiences at Anheuser-Busch attractions such as Grant’s Farm and Warm Springs Ranch and more.
Travis Koenig was the lone fatality of the tornado that blew through Perryville, Missouri on the night February 28, 2017. He was killed when the storm blew his car off I-55 and he was ejected from the vehicle. Multiple big rigs were blown over and cars from a nearby salvage yard were picked up and thrown onto the road. At least 10 other people were reported to have been injured and 60 famiies either had their homes destroyed or significantly damaged in the storm.
The Biergarten at Anheuser-Busch is located at 1200 Lynch St. in Soulard.
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