SOURCE: Ben & Jerry's

Ben & Jerry's

April 16, 2009 20:12 ET

MEDIA ALERT: "24"'s Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Other Celebrities Join Forces on Ben & Jerry's Free Cone Day to Raise Money for the Special Olympics

LOS ANGELES, CA--(Marketwire - April 16, 2009) -


WHAT:   "24"'s Bad Boys Hakeem Kae-Kazim and Treva Etienne to help raise
        money for the Special Olympics. Hakeem Kae-Kazim and other
        celebrities give back to the community by serving customers on Ben
        & Jerry's 30th Annual Free Cone Day in support of the Special
        Olympics.

WHEN:   Tuesday, April 21st, Media Check in 11:45am, Celebrities arrive:
        12:30.

WHERE:  Ben & Jerry's, 10250 Santa Monica Blvd, #1260, LA, CA 90067
        Mall and Valet Parking Available.

WHO:    Hakeem Kae-Kazim ("24," "Hotel Rwanda"), Treva Etienne
        ("24," "Pirates of the Caribbean"), Brittany Curran ("Suite Life
        of Zack & Cody") and members of the LAPD.  Other celebrities
        expected.

WHY:    On April 21st the socially minded ice cream maker, with the fun and
        funky flavors, will be scooping it out for free again. The
        celebration is more than just a chance to get a free scoop.  It is
        also an opportunity to involve the community at large and
        demonstrate the company's commitment to giving back. "Basically,
        Free Cone Day is our birthday party, but we like to share the
        presents," said Jennifer Gedrick, Ben and Jerry's Century City
        Owner/Operator.  There's always great energy at each Scoop Shop,
        including guest celebrity scoopers. Additionally, the Century City
        Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shop will work with local non-profit Special
        Olympics, to support their organization's efforts.

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