Thursday, July 2, 2015

"People Of Racine County Eye: Racine Street Lemonade Stand A Success"

From Racine County Eye:

By Denise Lockwood in Business, Community · July 2, 2015

"When Sandra Maldonado-Bonilla’s children, six-year-old Rita and seven-year-old Misael Bonilla wanted to go see the Disney movie Inside Out, she told them that they would need to raise their own money to go.

"But then Misael came up with an idea: Why not sell Kool-Aid and lemonade at a stand in front of their house for a few days and see if they can raise the money to go. They didn’t realize what kind of response they would get from the community."

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We used to have Kool-Aid stands, too.  I think it was 5 or 10 cents a glass.  Damn inflation.


OKIE said...

That is a great story. Thanks for sharing Orbs.

OrbsCorbs said...

I think the reason that none of our Kool-Aid stands were considered a "success" is because we always ended up drinking the inventory. (Shades of decades to come in my case.)