Over 2,100 people enjoy free A&W root beer floats on Monday

Mya Young (on left), Eden Jensena dn Addy Jensen pick up some free root beer floats at the Blackfoot A&W Restaurant on Monday. Mmm, mmm, good. Venice Cole, age 4, enjoys her free A&W root beer float on Monday. Kensley Butler enjoyed her free root beer float on Monday.
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National Root Beer Float Day is celebrated on Aug. 6 in every A&W restaurant in the nation. Free root beer floats are given to everyone who requests one. In Blackfoot, the A&W Restaurant served 2,150 floats on Monday. 'That is 20 percent more than we served last year,' owner Jace Katseanses said. National Root Beer Float Day keeps growing. It's a fun way to say thank you to our customers for supporting us.' People could also donate to the Disabled American Veterans (DAV) should they so desire. The root beer floats were free.