2017-06-18 / Community View

Lakestone’s ice cream social delights more than 1,000


Ava Bednarchik, 5, of Lapeer, shows off a balloon butterfly crafted by Oopsy Daisy the Clown. Ava Bednarchik, 5, of Lapeer, shows off a balloon butterfly crafted by Oopsy Daisy the Clown. By the Numbers:

• 1,077 people served

• 60 gallons of Hudsonville Ice Cream served

• 3 gallons of chocolate syrup

• 2 gallons of strawberry syrup

• 2.25 gallons of butterscotch syrup

• 2 containers of rainbow sprinkles

• 300 cake cones

• 750 bags of popcorn

• 40 gallons of lemonade

• 30 gallons of water

• $500 in prizes



Whether it’s in a cone or a bowl, ice cream was the main attraction on Friday afternoon, as 3-year-old Oliver McNutt of Davison chomped into a big scoop. Whether it’s in a cone or a bowl, ice cream was the main attraction on Friday afternoon, as 3-year-old Oliver McNutt of Davison chomped into a big scoop.

Six-year-old Blake Cassidy of Columbiaville (right) does balloon sword battle with friend Travis Vanicek, 4, of Lapeer. Six-year-old Blake Cassidy of Columbiaville (right) does balloon sword battle with friend Travis Vanicek, 4, of Lapeer.

Four-year-old Sylas Palmer gets an ice cream bowl from Lakestone Bank & Trust employee Bob Funk, the chief loan officer in Lapeer. Lakestone employees were on hand serving ice cream, popcorn and drinks to the public, young and old during the bank’s annual “thank you” celebration. Four-year-old Sylas Palmer gets an ice cream bowl from Lakestone Bank & Trust employee Bob Funk, the chief loan officer in Lapeer. Lakestone employees were on hand serving ice cream, popcorn and drinks to the public, young and old during the bank’s annual “thank you” celebration.

Luella Jacobs (left) of Lakestone’s Yale branch was slinging water and lemonade to the crowd alongside the South Main Street office’s manager Liz McVey. Luella Jacobs (left) of Lakestone’s Yale branch was slinging water and lemonade to the crowd alongside the South Main Street office’s manager Liz McVey.

Lakestone Bank & Trust President Mike Burke thanked the crowd for attending the 16th annual Lakestone Ice Cream Social in downtown Lapeer. Burke said Lakestone staff was ready to serve more than 70 gallons of ice cream during the event. Lakestone Bank & Trust President Mike Burke thanked the crowd for attending the 16th annual Lakestone Ice Cream Social in downtown Lapeer. Burke said Lakestone staff was ready to serve more than 70 gallons of ice cream during the event.

Olivia Monville, 8, munches on popcorn alongside Nancy Jarvis of Lapeer underneath the tents set up on the historic courthouse lawn. 
Photos by Nicholas Pugliese Olivia Monville, 8, munches on popcorn alongside Nancy Jarvis of Lapeer underneath the tents set up on the historic courthouse lawn. Photos by Nicholas Pugliese

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