Ben & Jerry’s

Finally I am back to posting pictures of my hometown. It has taken me almost a month to get back to normal routine. Work,home , kids and family pressures had made it impossible to keep up with my 365 promise.But starting today it is back with a bang.

Here is a picture of Ben and Jerry’s ,a famous landmark at the intersection of Oak Street and Franklin Ave. Ben & Jerry is a Vermont startup from the 70’s era.These two guys built the business which is kind of legendary now.Ben and Jerry were named “U.S. Small Business Persons of the Year” by President Reagan in a White House Rose Garden ceremony sometime in the 80’s .In the year 2000 it became a wholly-owned subsidiary of Unilever. It supports the Fair Trade efforts started with Coffee, Coffee Coffee BuzzBuzzBuzz in 1996 by adding Vanilla and Chocolate to the line-up.

Amazing company with an amazing history. The parlor is walking distance from my house on Oak St (15 min walk). This year April 4th is the free cone day ,free scoops for all, all day long (between 12pm and 8 pm). Mark your calendars and grab your friends and take part in the extravaganza enjoying some of the best flavors of ICE CREAM !!!!

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