GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. —
Kick off your shoes, put on your flip-flops and enjoy a free sunshine smoothie from Tropical Smoothie Café on National Flip-Flop Day today.
You can get a free smoothie by just walking into a participating store wearing your flip-flops.
Tropical Smoothie Café on Alpine Avenue is staffing eight extra employees for the rush beginning at 2 p.m. today, according to Emily Minerd, the assisting manager.
“We have people coming in at 1:45 to help prepare for it,” Minerd said.
The event goes until 7 p.m. this evening.
“It gets very busy,” Molly Quinn, the shift leader said. But she’s “excited” for today.
Flip-Flop Day was founded by Tropical Smoothie Café, benefiting Camp Sunshine, a camp in Maine that benefits children with “life threatening illnesses in their families,” Quinn said.
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