Go on a pub crawl for a great cause

Author: Colleen O'Brien, Reporter / Weekend Anchor, colleeno@kxly.com
Published On: Jul 26 2012 05:06:33 PM PDT   Updated On: Jul 26 2012 05:57:11 PM PDT
SPOKANE, Wash. -

It's never too early to start planning your weekend and this Saturday you could be doing the Monroe Street pub crawl, where you can visit nine bars all raising money for charity.

Scout is where it all begins this Saturday at 5 p.m. From there, the crawlers will travel down Monroe Street and on to nine bars total.

Along the way you can expect lots of fun, making friends with the 100 or so pub crawlers expected at this year's event, drink specials at every bar, and you're also raising money for a good cause.

Let It Shine Media's Lucinda Kay says every cent of the pub crawl's $25 entry fee goes to Great Shape, Inc., which does humanitarian work in Jamaica.

"Dozens of volunteers from Spokane travel to Jamaica every year to be involved in the dental project called 1000 smiles, eye care project called Icare and the literacy project called Superkids, so we affect change from a standpoint of health care and education in a country that so needs our partnership," Kay said.

A new treat this year is food will be provided by Jamaican jerk pan food truck; owner Doc will deliver his traditional jerk chicken dish to pub crawlers to help them make it through nine bars.

The pub crawl ends up in the Garland District at Rick's Ringside, three and a half miles from the starting bar.

You can sign up for the event at monroestreetpubcrawl.com.