GRAND RAPIDS, Mich (WOOD) – Grand Rapids is known as “Beer City USA”, and is often recognized for it’s awesome food and drink offerings. With that comes the responsibility of creating and maintaining a responsible drinking culture. Cam Brieden, founder of the Better Drinking Culture (BDC), Kris Spaulding of Brewery Vivant, and Joel Petersen of New Holland Brewing joined eightWest in studio to talk about this interesting organization. Better Drinking Culture is a grassroots movement founded by a group of friends wanting to promote a healthier lifestyle around drinking. The owners are passionate people with a desire to shift our culture’s relationship with alcohol in a healthier and more positive direction, free from hangovers, pain, harm and regret.
In the video above, they explain to viewers about the certification process. Certified Partners are vetted and recognized establishments that go above and beyond in building a better drinking culture in their community. Check out the video to see how BDC is affecting these certified business, and the big splash it’s making in the community!