Free Ice Cream Today : #ConesForTheCure

It was super hot in Ohio yesterday and what is a yummy treat everyone loves to enjoy most any day.. .but especially summer days?  ICE CREAM!!!!  September 8 is #ConesFor The Cure kick off … the folks at Greaters Ice Cream have teamed up with the Cure Starts Now and I was invited to be a part of their VIP tasting event for bloggers.  Talk about a treat….. I not only got to taste amazing flavors from this local business I got to learn more about ways we can all help find a cure for brain cancer.

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Beautiful drive yesterday from my home and garden in NW Ohio to Central Ohio for the VIP Blogger event at Graeaters location in Polaris shopping district. In the podcast below you’ll get to hear  Nick Whitney who is the director of marketing at Greaters Ice Cream sharing some fun facts about the company and their partnership with The Cure Starts Now…. Don’t miss information on how you can get a free ice cream!  In the podcast you will also meet The Cure Starts Now Representative Rick Merk  who shared with me about his son and why he started this journey with this great organization.

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Help spread the word … jump on the hashtag #ConesForTheCure.  This is the image I shared from the location during the event on Instagram.

Tomorrow is the big day to stop by a @graeters location for free ice cream. Follow #ConesForTheCure details !

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Here are a few of the links I shared in the presentation today that will help you be a part of the cure.

The Cones for the Cure campaign runs from September 8th-18th, where Graeter’s scoop shops will be giving away a free scoop of the Elena’s Blueberry Pie ice cream in a sugar cone to customers.  During the campaign, guests have the opportunity to donate.  Last year, we were able to raise nearly $100,000 for cancer research in just 2 weeks!

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Below you will find video clips including the video I took at the VIP tasting event on September 7 in Columbus.

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To help spread the word about The Cure Starts Now and their mission to find a cure to all cancers by focusing on pediatric brain cancer, Graeter’s will be giving away free scoops of Elena’s Blueberry Pie ice cream to customers three times during the month of September.

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Below is a quick share from the Cure Starts Now Facebook page I found yesterday before heading to Columbus for the event.

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Below are some of the images I took at the event.  I also got to meet an Ohio blogger …. which is awesome because I don’t know too many in my neck of the woods.  Be sure to check out Erin’s site where you will find loads of recipes.  Thanks for letting me ‘stalk’ you at the event Erin!  The images below are from the Graeters Ice Cream Polaris Location. 

[alert-warning]I’d love to hear from you … so please share a comment at the bottom of this page so we can connect.  If you happen to get over to Graeters Ice Cream be sure to check out the large selection.  Nick from Graeters told me that Bill Clinton recently was in their location in Cincinnati and loved the Mango Sorbet because he is a Vegan.  I tried that flavor while visiting and it is YUMMY!!!!

Get out and enjoy the last days of Summer, bren_sign_black


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