Last July the Boston Sun reported on a small local ice-cream business Little G, run by South End resident and high school student Grace Connor. Since then, Connor has extended her business to include national distribution of Little G online and at Whole Foods in southern New England and other grocers.
But, Connor is not ALL business as was evident this past Tuesday, May 16 when she visited Dana-Farber.
Now 18 years old, Connor, a cancer survivor and founder of Little G ice cream company, created a special blueberry pie ice cream flavor — matching the Jimmy Fund blue logo— to serve to patients, their families and the staff at Dana -Farber Cancer Institute.
To make the day even sweeter, Connor presented a $5,000 check with Berkshire Bank to Dr. Steven Sallan in support of pediatric cancer research at Dana- Farber.
Berkshire Bank had surprised Connor with the actual check on the Rachel Ray show in mid January. Connor and Berkshire Bank representatives waited to this past week to present the check, now that ice cream season is happening.
The presentation to Dr. Sallan was flowed by scooping 10 gallons of free Little G Ice Cream.