Mims Distributing Company Sponsors 36th Annual Dixie Deer Classic

North Carolina Beer And Wine Distributor Supports

Nation’s Premier Trophy Whitetail Deer Show


RALEIGH, N.C., Feb. 29, 2016 – Mims Distributing Company, a leading North Carolina wholesale beverage distributor will be a sponsor of the 36th Annual Dixie Deer Classic, considered the nation’s premier trophy whitetail deer show. Presented by the Wake County Wildlife Club (WCWC), the Dixie Deer Classic will take place Friday, March 4 through Sunday, March 6 at the NC State Fairgrounds.


WCWC promotes wildlife conservation that has long been central to Mims Distributing’s charitable efforts. Through involvement with the WCWC and similar organizations, Mims Distributing seeks to protect North Carolina’s valuable natural resources that make the state a highly attractive place to live and work.


This year’s Dixie Deer Classic will feature stars from TV hits “Call of the Wildman,” “Swamp People” and Savage Outdoors TV. In addition, the event will include hunting-related educational seminars, a wildlife scavenger hunt, BB shoot, and turkey call and decoy carving demonstrations, among others.


For more information on the Dixie Deer Classic, visit http://dixiedeerclassic.org.



“We’re proud to partner with an organization that shares our values of conservation and community service,” said Jeff Mims, CMO of Mims Distributing Company. “The Dixie Deer Classic has been educating hunters on the integral nature of wildlife to our area for many years now, and we hope to continue our relationship for the benefit of citizens across Wake County and the entire state of North Carolina.”


“It is because of sponsors like Mims Distributing that WCWC is able to hold an event such as the Dixie Deer Classic for 36 years,” Jim Hudson, Wake County Wildlife Club. “We are proud to partner with companies and organizations that support our cause as we continue to lead the way in hunter education and wildlife and natural resources conservation and education in North Carolina.”



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Mims Distributing Company, established in 1964 in Raleigh, North Carolina, is a family-owned beer and wine distributor servicing the entire state of North Carolina. The company offers MillerCoors brands; a wide selection of popular craft beers, including Ballast Point, Coronado, DuClaw, Foothills and Sierra Nevada; and an expanding world-class wine portfolio, including Palazzo, Keever Vineyards, Hourglass, and Arkenstone. These beverage experts also produce “Tales from the Cask,” an award-winning craft beer podcast. In addition to industry excellence, Mims Distributing is committed to supporting the local community, donating more than $60,000 in financial and in-kind donations to area nonprofits annually. For its dedication to beer, sustainability and its local community, Beverage World magazine recognized Mims Distributing as the 2015 Beer Wholesaler Of The Year. “Tales From The Cask” was also named one of the top beer podcasts in the U.S. by the North American Guild of Beer Writers in both 2014 and 2015. A family-friendly company, Mims Distributing was the recipient of the 2013 and 2014 Carolina Parent Family-Friendly 50 award. As always, Mims Distributing advocates for drinking in moderation. For more information, visit http://mimsdistributing.com.