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Bartenders Changing the World: Monday November 11, 2014

Monday, November 24th, 2014

Some of the Bartenders and Servers helping Change the World today by working Just One Shift to raise money for Wine to Water, include Matteo, just one shiftat Twist on Classic, Milan, Italy (6 pm till 2 am); Shari Lewis at the Quiet Pint Tavern, Winston Salem , North Carolina (11 am till 4 pm), and Joe Cheng at TRATTORIA Kitchen at Park Royal, West Vancouver, Canada (5 pm till 11:30 pm)!

And I’ll be behind the stick serving Finger-Stirred Beefeater Negronis, and Jameson’s Boulevardiers at the Dead Rabbit, NYC, from 7 pm till 11 pm tonight.

Hope I see you there!

There’s still time to sign up!  CLICK HERE!

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Romanian Bartenders Changing the World

Monday, November 10th, 2014

PLEASE TAKE 3 MINUTES OF YOUR LIFE TO READ THIS

Mihai Fetcu and his bartender friends at Bistro de l’arte Brasov, and other bartenders from Romania, held a benefit for Just One Shift earlier this year.  Here’s what Mihai (pictured at right with two of his co-workers) has to say about the event.mihai and friends

“We had the event under the name “Wine to Water Romania – Just one Shift” and we made it on the 9th of May.  The event was initiated by me and my colleagues from Bistro de l’arte Brasov (pictured below). We are doing a lot of humanitarian projects but this was different since it involved alcohol and bartenders.

So, we had the place, we had the date we only needed the alcohol and the bartenders. For this, we talked with our friend, Paolo de Venuto who agreed to come *for free* from Barcelona and to be our guest of honor. For this, he made a special menu that included 5 drinks (2 for gentleman, 2 for ladies and 1 without alcohol) so that we can sell in that day.

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We got a lot of support from our local brands and all our friends from Bols, Monin, Bacardi, Mancino, The Famous Grouse, Cointreau & True started to pitch in and brought us their products so that we could make our cocktails.

We wanted to help a bit more so, besides our tips we donated the money that we got from selling the cocktails. One cocktail was 4$ and we managed to sell over 100. We manage to make a lot of promotion for this event and we had all the attention from the media: newspapers, magazines, local & national television, etc.

As for the bartenders, I never saw so many bartenders in my place ever! We had bartenders coming from other cities and the ones that couldn’t come, sent us some money as their way to pitch in.

Being an event for bartenders, we expected a lot of people from the industry, but we had a lot of our regulars who came and had our drinks. It was marvelous to see people from different industries, with different perceptions and background, acting together as one. It was a nice thing to see and it make my heart glad.

It was a very long day with a lot of bumps but we managed to pull it off and we raised 555$ that we donated to the Wine to Water Organization.
I contacted the organization later this year and they told me that with the money they got from the Just One Shift program they bought some new filters for cleaning the water in Zimbabwe.

That made me very happy because now I know that in that far place, some children are getting fresh water and one small part of our effort will be with them forever. They deserve better and it is our duty to do so! Bartenders or no bartenders!”

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Elks Lodge Bartenders Changing the World

Tuesday, November 4th, 2014

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Susan Barham and Liz Maki, bartenders at the Greensboro 602 Elks Lodge in North Carolina both donated their tip to the Just One Shift effort earlier this year.  Here’s what Susan had to say about their experience:

It was a great pleasure and honor to join the Wine to Water organization in our “Just One Shift” at the Greensboro 602 Elks Lodge.  This was our second year doing it at the lodge.  We have so many wonderful members at the 602 Elks Lodge who supported the program each year.  I also had Liz Maki who is a fellow bartender at the lodge to give us her tips to support Wine to Water.  We also had music at both events and a fellow Elk member sell her product and gave her support to the organization.  It was important to our lodge to support a great worthy cause.  Thank you Wine to Water for what you do for so many people all around the world.”

Would you like to make a difference too?

From Nov 24 through Nov 30, 2014, we are asking bartenders worldwide to donate their tips for a good cause

Please click on the logo for details on how you can join in and be ne of the thousands of bartenders who are helping to change the world

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Tiffany Howell, the Burke St. Pub, Winston-Salem, on Just One Shift

Monday, November 3rd, 2014

Tiffany HowellTiffany Howell, bartender at the Burke St. Pub, Winston-Salem, participated in Just One Shift earlier this year.  Here’s what she had to say about her experience:

“[This] was my second year participating in just one shift. Both years were great and being able to give back is the ultimate reward.

“Our regulars loved being a part of something great and the community as a whole embraced the idea; 7 other bars in the city of Winston Salem participated and the number of bartenders doubled this year.

“It’s events like this that prove that when you give people a reason to do good, they will do GREAT!!”

And here’s a link to the write-up that Tiffany got in the Winston-Salem Journal:

Hey Bartender! She wants to make a difference, not just a drink

Would you like to make a difference too?  Here’s how you can help (Click on the logo for details)

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Bartenders Changing the World: Another Ten Heroes!

Wednesday, May 21st, 2014

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Here’s another Ten Bartenders

WhO Just Helped to Change the World

Thanks Guys!

Wanna Help Out?  It’s not Too Late

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It’s never too late to donate!

Thanks to all the bartenders all

 around the world who recently donated tips

to help Wine to Water

bring clean drinking water to needy

 people all over the world.

It will take us a few weeks to

 tally up this year’s total,

so bear with us, please.

Meanwhile, if you didn’t get around to donating yet this year, and if you want to make sure that we raise enough money to get me to shave my head,

Anyone may make a donation

 HERE 

 Keep it Coming, Guys!

You know it makes sense.

#justoneshift

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Bartenders Changing the World: 10 of the Best!

Tuesday, May 20th, 2014

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THANKS!

To These Ten

Bartenders

for Helping to

Change the World

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(Click on the picture for a clearer image)

It’s never too late to donate!

Thanks to all the bartenders all

 around the world who recently donated tips

to help Wine to Water

bring clean drinking water to needy

 people all over the world.

It will take us a few weeks to

 tally up this year’s total,

so bear with us, please.

Meanwhile, if you didn’t get around to donating yet this year, and if you want to make sure that we raise enough money to get me to shave my head,

Anyone may make a donation

 HERE 

 Keep it Coming, Guys!

You know it makes sense.

#justoneshift

with lotsa love from gaz regan sig - Copy (2)

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