Dairy Queen giving away free ice cream cones to mark start of spring

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OMAHA- Dairy Queen is offering free ice cream cones on Monday to celebrate the first official day of Spring.

Ice cream lovers can nab a free small vanilla soft-serve cone at participating, non-mall locations. The offer is valid all day on March 20.

You can get your free cone at Topeka locations from 2-5 p.m.

The company is also collecting donations for Children's Miracle Network Hospitals on Monday.

Over the past 32 years, Dairy Queen restaurants has raised more than $120 million for the hospitals in local communities.

“We can’t think of a better way to show our appreciation to fans, kick off the Spring season and support such an amazing cause than with a Free Cone Day,” Barry Westrum, executive vice president of Marketing for American Dairy Queen Corporation, said in a statement.