Graeter’s is giving away a single scoop of Elena’s blueberry pie ice cream in a sugar cone to its customers Friday from 5 to 8 p.m.
The free ice cream giveaway is the kickoff to Cones for the Cure, a partnership between Graeter’s and The Cure Starts Now Foundation to help raise awareness and funds for cancer research.
Participating Graeter’s locations in Greater Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Louisville and Lexington will offer the special.
Graeter’s has locations in Mariemont Square, Mt. Auburn, Cherry Grove, Clifton, Colerain, Deerfield Township, Springdale, Finneytown, West Chester Township, Fountain Square (downtown), Western Hills, Hyde Park and Kenwood.
West Chester’s Graeter’s is located at 7651 Cox Lane.
Guests that visit a Graeter’s store during the campaign period have the opportunity to donate $1 or $5 for “Cones for the Cure.” Those who donate $5 will receive a gift booklet with more than $15 worth of savings at Graeter’s stores. 100 percent of the proceeds benefit The Cure Starts Now.
Visit www.conesforthecure.org for more information.