Station scoops up ice cream and fun

Radio 93.7, VG’s serve Flint Twp. students back-to-school treats

Evans Pincomb of Flint Township digs into his second helping of free ice cream.

Evans Pincomb of Flint Township digs into his second helping of free ice cream.

FLINT TWP. — Ice cream for dinner! What kid wouldn’t respond to an invitation like that?

That goes double for Evans Pincomb, 11. In fact, the Carman- Ainsworth Middle School student, was tucking into his second bowl of free ice cream, while his father stood by waiting patiently, at a back-to-school event sponsored last week by Club 93.7 radio station and VG’s grocery store, 5080 Corunna Road.

Held under a tent in the VG’s parking lot, the event was designed to treat families like the Pincombs to some “quality time before the start of the hectic school year,” according to a Club 93.7 press release.

Pincomb was one of 37 parents who pre-registered for the event on the radio station’s website but the free ice cream offer was open to anyone who drove up, while supplies lasted during the two-hour event.

Gene Pincomb and his 13-year-old son had each polished off a bowl a piece but Evans clearly was the family ice cream eating champ. He was all smiles as he scooped up his second helping generously covered with colored sprinkles. A variety of toppings were provided.



The idea behind the event was to break the rules by enjoying a non-traditional dish – just for the fun of it.

Gene Pincomb, who said his wife was at work, smiled indulgently at his son’s hearty appetite for the sweet treat.

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