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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Boice Bros Dairy Celebrates 100 Years with Birthday Bash and Creation of the World’s Longest Ice Cream Sundae
New York (May 23, 2014) – Boice Bros Dairy, New York State’s oldest
family-owned and operated dairy, celebrates 100 years on July 20th with a free-to-the-public birthday and benefit bash along Kingston’s waterfront. From 12 noon to 4pm the event, titled “Across the Generations”, will feature live music and entertainment, prizes, ice cream and food, and much more. The
main stage will be in TR Gallo Park and the assembly of the longest ice
cream sundae in the world will take place along the entire Rondout
Bros. Dairy, founded in 1914 by Pratt and Harriett Boice, provides
Hudson Valley retailers with fresh, hormone and antibiotic-free dairy
products, and sells ice cream and ice cream cakes at their Kingston
store The Milk House. The company today is managed by the third and fourth generation of Boices.
looking forward to this special event in our company and family’s
history, and invite everyone to come and enjoy the bash – we ask
everyone from the community to help make and eat the longest ice cream
sundae in the world!” says Rich Boice, general manager and president of
Boice Bros. Dairy. The current world record for the longest ice cream sundae is 1,250 feet.
The event will also be a charity fundraiser for a new program – the Hudson River Stewards Program to be managed by both the Hudson River Maritime Museum and Clearwater. The
program will be focused on creating an interactive learning experience
for elementary school children in the Hudson Valley with a focus on
educating and inspiring the next generation about the importance of the
Hudson River in our every day lives. Tours and activities at the museum and Clearwater Sloop and more will be provided as part of the program.
Raleigh Green, Event Coordinator