FLINT – Statewide beverage distributor Great Lakes Wines and Spirits delivered 100 cases of bottled water to Northwestern and Southwestern high schools in Flint today (Tuesday, Oct. 13) as part of the outpouring of support for students struggling to get access to clean, drinking water.
“As a company that delivers to communities across Michigan, including right here in Flint, Great Lakes Wines and Spirits and our employees want to do everything we can to support the families and students of the communities we serve,” said Syd Ross, CEO of Great Lakes Wines and Spirits. “Clean, drinking water is essential to students, their health and their ability to learn in the classroom. Great Lakes Wines and Spirits is pleased we could do our small part to support students and Flint Community Schools in this time of need.
” GLWAS distributes wine and liquor across the state and offers products from 475 suppliers encompassing 2,300 brands. GLWAS is Michigan’s largest wine, liquor and beer distributor. Its 900 employees and eight facilities across the state service nearly 17,000 accounts in all 83 of the state's counties. It has eight depots, in Gaylord, Petoskey, Detroit, Highland Park, Kalamazoo, Marquette, Grand Rapids and Bay City.