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President Barack Obama and his two daughters enjoyed an ice cream outing in Alexandria, Va., taking home "puppy pops" for the first dog.
Obama, daughters Malia and Sasha, and their security detail Saturday visited The Dairy Godmother, an ice cream parlor in the Del Ray section of Alexandria.
Malia had a waffle cone of vanilla custard, Sasha a cup of vanilla custard and the president a cup of vanilla custard with hot fudge and toasted almonds, a clerk at the store told the White House pool reporter.
The Obamas, departing to applause from staff and patrons inside the store and a small crowd outside, took home a bag of frozen "puppy pops" for their dog, Bo.
In 1984, President Ronald Reagan designated July as National Ice Cream Month and the third Sunday of the month as National Ice Cream Day. He recognized ice cream as a fun and nutritious food that is enjoyed by a full 90% of the nation's population. In the proclamation, President Reagan called for all people of the United States to observe these events with "appropriate ceremonies and activities."
The International Ice Cream Association (IICA) encourages retailers and consumers to celebrate July as National Ice Cream Month. In 2009, National Ice Cream Day will be Sunday, July 19.
The U.S. ice cream industry generates more than $21 billion in annual sales and provides jobs for thousands of citizens. About 9% of all the milk produced by U.S. dairy farmers is used to produce ice cream, contributing significantly to the economic well-being of the nation's dairy industry.
Founded in 1900, IICA is the trade association for manufacturers and distributors of ice cream and other frozen dessert products. The association's activities range from legislative and regulatory advocacy to market research, education and training. Its 80 member companies manufacture and distribute an estimated 85% of the ice cream and frozen dessert products consumed in the United States. IICA is a constituent organization of IDFA.