The Pont de Rennes Bridge in Rochester’s High Falls neighborhood is being shut down today for the first-ever Drink Like a Girl Bridgefest.
Organizer Kelly Guilfoyle says she’s not sure anyone has taken over a bridge before, and she tells us about some of today’s events.
Guilfoyle started Drink Like a Girl to promote women in the brewing industry and organizations that benefit women. A portion of the Bridgefest proceeds will go to the Young Women’s College Prep Foundation, Rochester’s only all-girls public school, serving nearly 400 girls in grades 7-12. A majority of the students live in the city of Rochester, come from economically disadvantaged families and will be the first in their families to go to or graduate from college.
Listen to my full Pintcast conversation with Kelly Guilfoyle below.