Wednesday, June 19, 2013

I Scream, You Scream, We All Scream…Ice Cream!




Love the occasional ice cream treat? We thought you’d get a kick out of the above—another little mystery we stumbled upon in LMC’s archives.

It’s a letter dated June 29, 1964 from a League administrative assistant to the vice president of a local milk and ice cream supply company. In it, the assistant thanks the VP for his “quick and helpful response” regarding all of the Baskin-Robbins ice cream cartons and assures him they were “put to good use throughout the week of our convention.” (Mind you we’re talking about the cartons, not the cool, creamy goodness that usually comes with them.)

Whatever were those ice cream cartons used for? It’s a mystery to us! If any of you were at LMC’s 1964 Annual Convention and know the answer, please enlighten us in the comments section below.

Speaking of sweet treats…our 2013 Annual Conference is underway! We hope those of you who have joined us in St. Paul are enjoying yourselves so far.

Though Mother Nature hasn’t exactly held up her end of the bargain so far this year, the calendar does say it’s summer. So what better way to celebrate the season than with some cool treats? Be sure to join us for the ice cream social in Rice Park from 1:30-2:30 p.m. on Thursday, June 20. (You'll actually grab your treat just across the street from Rice Park—on the sidewalk outside the east side of the RiverCentre near the Herb Brooks statue—and then stroll over to the park to enjoy!)

And be sure to check out the full schedule of annual conference events…we’ve got lots in store.

In the meantime, here’s to hoping this summer brings us all ample opportunity for some good old fashioned frozen treats!


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