Illinois Governor Declares July 10 “Beer Distributor Day”

Illinos Governor Rd Blagojevich signed a proclamation today declaring July 10, 2008 to be “Beer Distributor Day,” “commemorating the efforts of beer distributors small and large who have worked in cooperation with the state to regulate the sale and distribution of alcohol for more than 75 years.”

From the press release:

“This proclamation by the governor honors and recognizes all of the hard work that beer distributors have delivered for over 75 years to keep the marketplace fair and competitive for business, good for the economy and safe for the consumer,” said Bill Olson, president of the Associated Beer Distributors of Illinois. “We commend the Governor for his unwavering commitment to Illinois businesses and maintaining a safe marketplace for consumers.”