Friendly's Offers Five-Cent Cones to Celebrate Co-Founder Prestley Blake's 100th Birthday

Enjoy Five-Cent Ice Cream Cones at Friendly's on Friday, November 28th!

November 26, 2014 // Franchising.com //

What: In celebration of Friendly's Co-Founder, Prestley Blake's 100th birthday, Friendly's is offering five-cent ice cream cones on Friday, November 28th from 2:00pm to close at several of its Springfield-area restaurants.

Prestley Blake, and younger brother Curtis Blake, opened their first "Friendly" neighborhood ice cream shop in 1935 and offered customers double-dip cones for five cents. The brothers named the business "Friendly" with the intent of creating a warm, caring and family environment. The iconic brand now offers homemade ice cream, signature sandwiches and burgers at over 300 Friendly's locations, while still maintaining its family-friendly values.
After a long day of Black Friday shopping, enjoy a classic single scoop ice cream cone in honor of the man who started it all.

Where: Friendly's locations in Agawam, Chicopee, East Longmeadow, Greenfield, Holyoke, Ludlow, Springfield (Boston Road location), South Hadley and Westfield (Southampton Road and Westfield Shops)

When: Friday, November 28th, 2pm-close

Cost: Five-cent single scoop ice cream cones (Ice cream toppings, tax and gratuity not included)

About Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC

Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC is a vertically integrated restaurant company, with an iconic brand name, serving signature sandwiches, burgers and ice cream desserts in a friendly, family environment. Together with its broad franchisee base, the company has system-wide sales of over $550 million and distribution through over 8,000 retail locations. For 79 years, Friendly's restaurants and dedicated service teams have delighted generations of guests. For the future, Friendly's has plans for new food and ice cream products, enhanced buildings, and new service channels. For additional information please visit www.friendlys.com.

SOURCE Friendly's Ice Cream, LLC 

Contacts:

Alyssa Stevens
Regan Communications
617.488.2882
astevens@regancomm.com

Ryan Levasseur
Regan Communications
617.488.2844
rlevasseur@regancomm.com

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