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Drink Up, Give Back!

Hops for Heroes is the ultimate pub crawl in support of veteran and military spouse entrepreneurs! Join us for a night out with friends and make a difference in the lives of those who have served our country. Enjoy features drink specials and discounts at the best venues in historic Soulard! Proceeds go to supporting small businesses owned by veterans and military families. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to drink up and give back! Buy your tickets now!

Tickets are $25 and include:

  • Free entry to 4 Historic Soulard Venues 
  • A Hops For Heroes T-Shirt
  •  Hangover kit and Swag Bag
  • Detailed custom map for easy hopping
  • Up to 50% off exclusive drink specials
  • Up to 20% off select food specials
  • Live music, bands, and DJs at select venues
  • Photographer to capture the best moments
  • Exclusive Hops for Heroes rideshare discount
  • Local hotel special pricing (deadline June 1st)
  • Fun activities at each stop along the way
  • Stacked raffle baskets you don’t want to miss
  • A chance to take home cold hard cash with our 50/50 raffle

Impacting communities: Building Veteran Businesses

Since its inception in 2004, VetBiz has played a pivotal role in driving the growth of veteran-owned businesses, resulting in a positive impact on communities across the nation. The outcomes of our programs speak for themselves. To date, VetBiz has served over 8,000 veteran entrepreneurs, who have collectively created over 4,900 jobs and generated more than $27 million in revenue.

Fundraising Goal

We invite you to join us in shaping the future and support Veterans!

Our veterans have made incredible sacrifices for our country, and now it’s our turn to give back. Many veterans struggle to transition from military personnel to civilian life, and even more so as they try to establish themselves as entrepreneurs and small business owners. That’s where VetBiz comes in. We provide no-cost training and support to all veterans, reservist and military families who want to become successful entrepreneurs and small business owners. 

But we can’t do it alone. Without financial donations and support from organizations like yours, VetBiz would not be able to provide the amazing support it provides today. That’s why we’re asking for your help. The Forward 15 Committee has set an ambitious goal to raise $150,000 by the end of 2023 to support the growth of veteran-owned businesses and job creation in our region. Your contribution to this event will make a significant impact on our ability to provide free or affordable support and resources to veteran entrepreneurs and their families. 

Help us  reach our goal of $150,000 and increase our impact on the community.

Funds Raised: $ 30,875
Goal: $150,000 20.6%

Our Impact

Entrepreneurs Assisted
Counseling Sessions
Training Attendees
Jobs Created By Clients
$ 0
Client Capital Funding Attained

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