Customer appreciation day is Feb. 8, when everything is 50 percent off. Some purchases will benefit STMA Youth Baseball.
St. Michael Dairy Queen's customer appreciation day is Friday — a day when everything in the store is 50 percent off. Purchasing a Buster Bar 6-Pack will benefit St. Michael-Albertville Youth Baseball. "Don't be afraid of the mad rush — Kelly will be fully stocked with your favorites and have plenty of workers to keep the lines moving quick," stated Scott Morris of STMA Youth Baseball in an email announcement. All cakes and six-pack treats are also included in the sale.
The "Young Adult" film star and Academy Award-winning actress was shooting on location in St. Michael last summer when Janel Winters and her daughter, Tori, had a craving.
It seemed simple enough. Driving through St. Michael, Janel Winters and her daughter, Tori, had a craving for some ice cream. It was a summer day, winding down, and it seemed like the right time. "When we got to Dairy Queen, it was packed with people, but we didn't see a lot of cars. There were squad cars from Wright County, so we knew something was going on. We decided to check it out anyway," Janel said. As it turned out, part of the cast and crew from the new motion picture "Young Adult" was on location, shooting a scene at the Dairy Queen as the sun was going down. Winters said she saw Charlize Theron in the store and knew something was up. "I wasn't sure, but thought it really looked like her," Janel said. The movie, written by …
Like thousands of DQ's around the state, St. Michael is participating in Miracle Treat Day today.
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- Jeff Roberts
Thursday, August 11, 2011
Today is a great day for ice cream, and it has nothing to do with the weather forecast. Dairy Queens throughout Minnesota—including the St. Michael location off of Central Avenue—are participating in Miracle Treat Day, a one-day fundraiser through Children’s Miracle Network that benefits kids receiving care at St. Paul’s Gillette Children's Specialty Healthcare. While participating DQ operators have agreed to donate a minimum of $1 per Blizzard sold, many owners choose to go above and beyond that commitment. “Many Dairy Queens actually choose to contribute $2 per Blizzard or give 100 percent of proceeds from the Blizzard purchase,” Children’s Miracle Network spokesperson Cate Pardo explained. “Dairy Queen is an extremely generous …