Dairy Queen – Miracle Treat Day
Growing up in my home town of Villa Park Illinois, there was a local Dairy Queen that everyone in my town used to go to. Often. Especially if you played Little League baseball. If your team won, you went to Dairy Queen and the whole team got ice cream. My father was raised on their Root Beer Malts. Try one, you will not be disappointed. They didn't have the Blizzard yet. That wasn't introduced until 1985.
This delicious treat has become arguably their best selling item. I enjoy them with Butterfingers and Heath Toffee. Their seasonal ones are also pretty tasty. Snickerdoodle, Cotton Candy, just to name a few. And as it turns out, the idea of the Blizzard came from a franchise owner in St Louis Missouri. For a few interesting facts about the Dairy Queen treat click HERE.
Today is a great day to enjoy a Blizzard because it is Miracle Treat Day. Purchase one of any size and for each one purchased, $1 will be donated to Children's Miracle Network Hospitals. This organization raises funds for 170 children’s hospitals that support the health of 10 million kids each year across the U.S. and Canada. That is a cause I can get behind. So you can be a source of hope for kids in your community.
I called over to the Sedalia location on Limit Ave and was told they will be participating. I suspect the other DQ's in some of the bordering towns will follow suit. It should be noted that this is in-store only (drive thru is an option), not valid on mobile and delivery. #MiracleTreatDay