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Ben and Jerry's Slam Chunk Sundae To Honor Vermont Basketball

Release Date: 02-26-2004

Author: Bruce Bosley

Proceeds Benefit Ronald McDonald House in Burlington
BURLINGTON, Vt. – Starting today, Ben and Jerry’s ice cream shops in the state of Vermont will be offering a special ‘Slam Chunk Sundae’ to honor the University of Vermont basketball teams.

Catamount head coaches Tom Brennan and Sharon Dawley, as well as Ben and Jerry’s, have designated that a portion of the proceeds from the sale of the sundaes will benefit the Ronald McDonald House in Burlington.

The sundae consists of Dublin Mudslide Ice Cream (in honor of the Irish heritage of coaches Brennan and Dawley), hot fudge, white and dark chocolate chunks, is topped with whipped cream and adorned with a mini chocolate basketball. It will be offered at the Vermont scoop shops until March 13th.

The Vermont men’s basketball team wraps up the regular season with a pair of home games, tonight versus Albany (7:00pm) and Sunday against Maine (1:00pm). The Catamount women’s team is at Maine Saturday before returning home to host UMBC next Wednesday at 7:00pm in their home finale. The end their regular season at Binghamton on March 6th.

For ticket information, please call the UVM Athletic Ticket Office at 1-866-4CAT-TIX or log on to www.uvmathletics.com.