Thursday, July 19, 2007

sunflowers for make a wish

how cool ARE sunflowers? answer: wicked cool!

and to benefit the make a wish foundation to boot. let's all get out there and buy some

Buttonwood Farm Ice Cream Inc., best known for its 50+ flavors of homemade ice cream and original waffle cones, will host its fourth annual “Sunflowers for Wishes” fundraiser to benefit the Connecticut Make-A-Wish foundation from July 21-29, 2007 from 10 a.m. to dusk each day

More than 300,000 sunflowers are expected to bloom on ten acres of farm land yielding sunflower bouquets that will be sold for $5.00 each. One hundred percent of the proceeds will go to the Make-A-Wish Foundation, to help create wishes for Connecticut children battling life-threatening medical conditions. Sunflower-themed t-shirts, notecards, and Buttonwood’s own sunflower ice cream will also be offered to support the Foundation. And new to the farm this year, Buttonwood Farm will introduce hayrides through the sunflowers, bringing joy and happiness to everyone who visits.Dates: July 21 - 29, 2007, 10:00 am - dusk.Buttonwood Farm, 473 Shetucket Turnpike, at the junction of Routes 201 and 165, in Griswold, CT(Click here for map)Phone: (860) 376-4081

No comments: