Kona Ice to give back to classroom teachers

Kona Ice of Selma and Prattville is doing their part to give back to teachers this school year. The snow cone business will be adopting a classroom and providing the teacher with their choice of classroom needs. “This year through corporate, we’re doing adopt a classroom,” said Glenn McPhillips, owner of Selma and Prattville Kona…

Konvention 2016

Kona Konvention 2016

Every year Kona Konvention is one of the major highlights for us, and this year was no exception. We had such a great time joining with hundreds of our franchisees from across the country to celebrate, be inspired, and share what’s next for our business. We made several big announcements including: The opening of Kreations…

Entrepreneur.com

Kona Ice Franchisee featured by Entrepreneur Magazine

Entrepreneur.com featured a story about Jim Lizza, owner of Kona Ice Anderson in South Carolina. Having served in executive-level management roles for more than a decade, 63-year-old businessman Jim Lizza has become accustomed to giving back through career-development and mentorship programs. Now, he is cruising for a cause in a different kind of way. Lizza is the…

Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise

Kona Ice Giveback in Bartlesville

Jeremy Campbell of Kona Ice of Bartlesville was featured by the Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise for his giveback to a local school: Central Middle School alum Jeremy Campbell is now the owner and operator of Bartlesville Kona Ice. With Central still near to his heart, Campbell met with Assistant Principal Keri Gardner to see what he could…

#CelebrateLife Winner Fresno

Fresno #CelebrateLife Winner Press

Our 7th and final #CelebrateLife Instagram contest winner in Fresno, CA was featured by The Business Journal: A local woman who recently won Kona Ice’s national Celebrate Life Instagram contest is partnering with DiCiccio Orthodontic’s to share the prizes with the Fresno community. Mischelle DiCiccio, marketing coordinator at DiCiccio Orthodontics, won the contest and will…

Cranston Herald

Rhode Island #CelebrateLife Winner

UPDATE: The story below was also featured by WPRI News. See the feature here. Rhonda Marro, one of this year’s #CelebrateLife Instagram contest grand prize winners, was featured by the Cranston Herald. We were thrilled to be able to present Rhonda with her prize along with Bob & Joyce Bouchard of the local Kona Ice of Warwick/EG…

News 3 Las Vegas

Kona Ice Las Vegas hits 200k in Giveback

Evan Louie of Kona Ice Las Vegas was featured by the local NBC affiliate for reaching 200k in community giveback: LAS VEGAS (KSNV News3LV) — There’s nothing more refreshing than a cup of shaved ice on a hot summer day. The man behind the window will tell you he doesn’t mind the heat, because serving…