September 29, 2008
Sackets Harbor Brewing Company Participates in “Endless Summer” Benefit
Seaway Valley Capital Corporation (OTC Bulletin Board: SWYV) is pleased to announce that its wholly owned subsidiary, Sackets Harbor Brewing Company (www.1812ale.com/beer.html), was a participating sponsor in Endless Summer, a fundraising benefit for the Cystic Fibrosis Foundation of Tampa, FL (http://tampa.cff.org) held on September 26, 2008 at the Tampa Yacht and Country Club. The event, which was hosted by Rick and Gabrielle Patterson, annually raises thousand of dollars for cystic fibrosis research, care and education. Other participating sponsors included the Chipper Jones Family Foundation, Greenberg Traurig, Solvay Pharmaceuticals, Wine Warehouse, Lindell Properties, Neiman Marcus, Palm Restaurant, and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers among others.
Brian Hill of Sackets Harbor Brewing Company, stated, "Sackets Harbor Brewing Company was pleased to have participated in such a worthy fundraising event, and hopefully the addition of 1812 Amber Ale made the event enjoyable for craft beer participants. We look forward to continued support of the organization and, hopefully, helping advance the efforts for an eventual cure to this disease."
Seaway Valley Capital Corporation (www.seawayvalleycapitalcorp.com) makes equity, equity-related, and debt investments in companies that require expansion capital. Seaway also seeks investments in leveraged buyouts and restructurings. Seaway will consider investment opportunities in a number of different industries, including retail, restaurants, consumer products, media, business services, manufacturing, and select technologies. Seaway Valley's current portfolio consists of the following platform companies:
About Sackets Harbor Brewing Company
Sackets Harbor Brewing Company ("SHBC") (www.1812ale.com/beer.html) develops, produces, and markets premium craft beers such as its award winning "War of 1812 Amber Ale" and "Railroad Red Ale" as well as "Thousand Island Pale Ale", "War of 1812 Amber Ale Light" and "Harbor Wheat" specialty beers. Its "1812 Amber Ale" is the company's flagship brand and was the winner of a Silver Award at the 1998 World Beer Championship and has been aggressively marketed to command a significant retail presence in the regional market place. The company has also developed complementary products such Sackets Harbor Coffee and Sackets Harbor Brewing Co. Root Beer.
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