Community members of all ages participated in the first annual "Ice Cream Eating Championship of Mount Vernon" at the Dan Emmett Music & Arts Festival on Friday afternoon. The contest was broken up into five age divisions, and it was capped off by a 'Local Celebrity' competition. The event was made possible through a collaborative effort between The Joint and Velvet Ice Cream.

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