Pensacola News Journal

From Aircraft Navigator to Kona Ice Franchisee

Russ Bartlett of Kona Ice of Gulf Breeze was featured by the Pensacola News Journal: The shiny, brightly colored Kona Ice trucks that Russ Bartlett would see driving through the Panhandle were a far cry from things he saw as a aircraft navigator in the Air Force and Air National Guard. The trucks reminded the retired major of…

Minnesota Vikings

Minneapolis Franchisee partners with Minnesota Vikings

PJ Fiske of Kona Ice South Minneapolis shared with us about his partnership with the Minnesota Vikings. Kona Ice South Minneapolis is the first Kona Ice franchise to establish a season long partnership with an NFL team. Here’s what PJ had to say about this partnership: Kona Ice South Minneapolis/TC together with Kona Ice SW Twin Cities…

Carteret County News-Times

Veteran Franchisee Featured by Local Press

Kona Ice franchisee and Navy veteran Dave Engelhard was featured by Carteret County News-Times: MOREHEAD CITY — Dave Engelhard served seven years in the U.S. Navy, worked in the telecommunications field, become a licensed captain and worked in civil service. Now he’s a Kona Ice franchise operator based here, shaving ice for the children and…