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Evan Williams launches new American-Made Hero Foundation in support of veterans and their families

Evan Williams, one of the largest American-made and owned bourbon brands in the country, has established the American-Made Heroes Foundation Fund at the Community Foundation of Louisville to provide funding for nonprofits supporting veterans and their families. “We are honored to launch the American-Made Heroes Foundation Fund with the support of the Community Foundation of Louisville and continue...

EOD Warrior Foundation gets $10,000 Evan Williams American-Made Hero award in name of veteran Popp

The EOD Warrior Foundation has received a $10,000 donation from Evan Williams Kentucky Straight Bourbon Whiskey. The donation is on behalf of Adam Popp, one of six military veterans selected to receive the Evan Williams American-Made Heroes award. Chosen from thousands of candidates, he and five other military heroes will be individually featured on nearly 1 million special edition Evan Williams Bourbon...

It’s bourbon vs. beer as Kentucky, Wisconsin governors bet on Friday’s Final Four matchup

The governors from Kentucky and Wisconson are wagering on their home teams in Saturday’s NCAA Final Four men’s basketball game.   Kentucky Gov. Beshear bet a fully stocked Kentucky bourbon bar that the University of Kentucky Wildcats will win, while Gov. Scott Walker offered Wisconsin beer, bratwursts and cheese for a Wisconsin Badgers victory.   “We’ll look forward to grilling...