ENGLEWOOD CLIFFS, N.J., July 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Good Humor is returning to Washington, D.C. with its East Coast "Welcome to Joyhood" tour. After visiting New York City and Boston, the iconic brand is traveling to the Ronald Reagan Building to kick off the Washington, D.C. leg of the tour with a fun-filled event for those who live, work and play in the city. As part of the event, Good Humor® is partnering with Washington Redskins linebacker and 2015 Walter Payton Man of the Year, Ryan Kerrigan, as an Honorary Good Humor® Man.
Ryan Kerrigan will join the Good Humor® Joy Squad to bring free ice cream and giveaways* to Washington, D.C. residents. The fun-filled event will take place at the Ronald Reagan Building (located at the Woodrow Wilson Moynihan Plaza) today, July 26, from 12 p.m. to 3 p.m.
"The D.C. fans have been so great over the course of my football career," said Ryan Kerrigan. "Today I'm excited to be here with Good Humor as the Honorary Good Humor® Man to meet fans and give out free ice cream."
The Good Humor® Joy Squad and the Good Humor® Truck will surprise and delight Washington, D.C. residents in neighborhoods throughout the city from July 26 to August 19. After Washington, D.C., the Good Humor® Joy Squad will travel to Miami beginning August 25.
"Good Humor® has been bringing joy to fans for more than 90 years, said Nick Soukas, director of ice cream at Unilever. "We're looking forward to bringing 'Joyhood' and celebrating ice cream season to Washington, D.C. for the second year in a row."
Fans can follow Good Humor® all summer long on Foursquare for real-time updates on the Good Humor® Truck's location, or by tweeting us @GoodHumor to find out when The Good Humor® Truck will be visiting your neighborhood.
*While supplies last
About Good Humor® Products
For more than 90 years, Good Humor® has been making people smile by reimagining America's favorite candies and desserts as delicious frozen treats. Good Humor® is the original ice cream truck brand and invented the concept of "ice cream on a stick," delivering joy right to America's doorsteps.
Its line of classic bars, sandwiches and cones are also regarded as summer favorites and are available in several varieties, including the Good Humor® Strawberry Shortcake, Chocolate Éclair Dessert Bar, Good Humor® Strawberry Shortcake Dessert Bar, Good Humor® Toasted Almond Dessert Bar, Good Humor® Giant Vanilla Sandwich and Good Humor® Giant King Cone®.
Good Humor® bars, sandwiches and cones are available nationwide in individually-packed single servings at convenience stores, drug stores, newsstands, parks, trucks, kiosks and entertainment venues, or in multipacks at grocery stores. For more information on Good Humor® products and where to buy them, visit www.goodhumor.com, www.facebook.com/goodhumor or www.twitter.com/goodhumor.
About Unilever North America
Unilever is one of the world's leading suppliers of Food, Home and Personal Care products with sales in more than 190 countries and reaching 2 billion consumers a day. In the United States and Canada, the portfolio includes brand icons such as: Axe, Becel, Ben & Jerry's, Breyers, Clear Scalp & Hair Therapy, Degree, Dove personal care products, Fruttare, Hellmann's, Klondike, Knorr, Lipton, Magnum, Nexxus, Noxzema, Pond's, Popsicle, Q-tips, Simple, St. Ives, TRESemmé and Vaseline. All of the preceding brand names are trademarks or registered trademarks of the Unilever Group of Companies.
Unilever employs approximately 9,500 people across North America – generating more than $9.5 billion in sales in 2015.
The Unilever Sustainable Living Plan commits to:
- Helping more than a billion people take action to improve their health and well-being by 2020
- Halving the environmental impact of our products by 2030
- Enhancing the livelihoods of millions of people by 2020
Unilever ranked number one in its sector on the 2015 Dow Jones Sustainability Index.
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For Unilever/Good Humor
Patrick Rizzuto, Golin
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