One Sweet Deal! Buy a Plymouth State Ice Cream Sundae, Support PSU Scholarships

September 8th, 2009 by Adam

PLYMOUTH, N.H.-A local business is helping boost Plymouth State University’s scholarship fund by donating 50 cents of each sale of a Plymouth State Sundae.

PSU Sundae
Left to right, Plymouth State University’s Panther mascot looks over a PSU Sundae at Sweet Kathy’s, along with employee Christina Leon, a 2009 PSU graduate,
and customer Gina Pappa, a PSU student.

Susan Messinger, owner of Sweet Kathy’s Ice Cream Parlor, said the decision to help the University boost its funding for deserving students stemmed from her belief that schools and their students are an important part of any community.

“We believe in giving back to the community,” Messinger said. “My husband and I are very much pro-education and we thought if we could help some students go to college…that’s what we wanted to do.”

Sylvia Bryant, PSU’s Executive Director of University Advancement praised Messenger’s generosity and philanthropic spirit.

“Those customers enjoying this delicious product can also feel good knowing that their purchase is helping to ease the financial burden of deserving PSU students,” said Bryant.

For more information about this release, contact Bruce Lyndes, PSU Media Relations Mgr., (603) 535-2775 or blyndes@plymouth.edu

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