Mark your calendars, it’s time to celebrate the Ben and Jerry-est day of the year!
Since its first anniversary in 1979, Ben & Jerry’s has thrown open the scoop shop doors and invited everyone and anyone in for a free cup or cone of ice cream. This annual Ben & Jerry’s celebration is a way for the company to have some fun and say thank you to ice cream-loving fans for yet another year of support.
Last Thursday, we were invited to an exclusive Ice-Cream Party at the Ben & Jerry’s Dempsey Scoop Shop and we totally enjoyed ourselves. The awesome people from Ben & Jerry’s hosted us with so much fuzzy warmth and love that it was a night down memory lane for both Baby and I.
During the Ice-Cream Party, there were games being played and in one of the games, participants were blind-folded and they have to guess the flavour of the Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream. Definitely not easy but certainly a doable task for a fan of Ben & Jerry’s!
When Baby and I started dating more than 2 years ago, our favourite hangout spot was the Ben & Jerry’s Heeren Scoop Shop. Indulging in Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream then was a weekly affair. When Heeren underwent a major renovation, our love for Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream never once dwindled. In fact, all thanks to the generous promotions that NTUC Fairprice occasionally has, we often buy two pints of Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream to indulge at home while watching our favourite dramas or movies.
Our two favourite Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream flavours are Chunky Monkey and Triple Caramel Chunk. Of course, there are also other flavours such as the Maple Tree Hugger and the Peanut Butter Cup that we fancy a lot.
Well, we hope we ain’t making you salivate at this point in time but we are really happy to announce that we’re one of Ben & Jerry’s Moolets! Hence, if you’re a Ben & Jerry’s Fan like us, you will definitely be able to find out the latest news and insights that are happening at Ben & Jerry’s on our Blog!
So first up, we will like to announce to all of you that Ben & Jerry’s annual FREE CONE DAY will be taking place in 5 days time on 9 April 2013, Tuesday, from 12pm to 8pm at seven Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shops! The location of the seven Ben & Jerry’s Scoop Shop are as follows:
1. VivoCity, 1 Harbourfront Walk, #02-135/136, 12pm to 8pm
2. Dempsey Hill, Block 8 Dempsey Road, #01-14, 12pm to 8pm
3. The Cathay, Level 1 Atrium, 2 Handy Road, 12pm to 8pm
4. Rochester Mall, 31 Rochester Drive, #01-01, 12pm to 8pm
5. Ben & Jerry’s @ Zoo Entrance, 80 Mandai Lake Road, 12pm to 6pm
6. Fairprice Finest @ TripleOne Somerset, 111 Somerset Road #01-04, 12pm to 8pm
7. Great World City, 1 Kim Seng Promenade, #02-40A, 12pm to 8pm
This year’s line-up of funky flavours for Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day are Chocolate Therapy, English Toffee Crunch, Maple Tree Hugger, Strawberry Cheesecake and Lemonade Sorbet! If you’re wondering what’s the best flavour to have on Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day, we definitely would recommend Chocolate Therapy and if you just can’t get enough of it, all the major supermarkets in Singapore are currently having a promotion where you can stand a chance to win weekly lucky draw prizes by purchasing 2 pints of Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream [at least 1 have to be Chocolate Therapy flavour]. This promotion is ongoing from now till the end of April!
Apart from making your mouths and bellies happy on Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day, we also hope that you will join Ben & Jerry’s in doing some good for the community by raising funds for Project Happy Feet [Ben & Jerry’s fairness partner for Free Cone Day 2013]. Project Happy Feet is a Singapore-based not-for-profit organisation set up to empower the lives of underprivileged youths and children in Singapore and developing countries. It supports education-related initiatives and programmes through fund-raising that can positively impact them or their families.
To further aide Ben & Jerry’s in this cause, the CLEO editorial team will be adopting a Ben & Jerry’s scoop shop at VivoCity. The first 400Ben & Jerry’s fans in line at the CLEO adopted scoop shop need not worry about the long queues as they will each receive a copy of CLEO’s April issue! To add fudge to your ice cream, CLEO will be throwing in a complimentary three-month digital subscription of CLEO magazine for the first 200 kind fans who donates more than $30 to Project Happy Feet. Now, that’s something to look forward to if you’re heading to Ben & Jerry’s VivoCity Scoop Shop on Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day!
With that being said, we have yet another piece of exciting news for all of you. For our Blog Giveaway this April, we are giving away 5X Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream Voucher which you can use to redeem a free scoop of Ben & Jerry’s Ice-Cream ONLY at Ben & Jerry’s VivoCity Scoop Shop. The voucher is valid till 15 October 2013; so you have about 6 months to utilise it if you win! So, to participate in our Blog Giveaway for the month of April, check out the following link: http://awinsomelife.org/current-blog-giveaway/
See you all at the Ben & Jerry’s Free Cone Day that will be taking place on 9 April, Tuesday!