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A good excuse to throw your diet out the window

From city PIO Beth Brown:

 Fredericksburg Fire Department firefighters will be scooping ice cream this evening, Wednesday, April 30 at Baskin-Robbins/Dunkin Donuts, 2229 Plank Rd in Fredericksburg.

Baskin-Robbins is sponsoring a 31¢ Scoop Night in order to honor the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. The Foundation remembers America’s fallen heroes, and assists their families. They provide training for firefighters to prevent deaths in the line of duty, and provide consumer information to increase fire prevention in our communities. The Fredericksburg Fire Department personnel will be at Baskin-Robbins from 5 p.m. – 9 p.m. In return, Baskin-Robbins will show their support for local firefighting heroes by making a corporate donation to the National Fallen Firefighters Foundation. Please come show your support for your local Fredericksburg Fire Department, and enjoy a 31¢ scoop of ice cream at the same time!