updated 05:55 pm EDT, Tue April 20, 2004
Ben & Jerry\'s: free songs
Ben & Jerry's will offer up to 50,000 free iTunes song to US residents who take an "Oath to Vote" as well as a chance to win an iPod and iMac as part of its . It will offer free ice cream as well as an opportunity to register to vote in local Ben & Jerry's Scoop Shops. Users can visit the company's website on that day to take the "Oath to Vote" and receive a free song from the iTunes Music Store (on Monday, April 26th) as well as register for a chance to win a sweepstakes with the Grand Prize of an iPod, iMac and a trip to Vermont to spend a day as an honorary Ben & Jerry's Flavor Guru to create a batch of their own personal flavor. (Site not updated)
"Ben & Jerry's is committed to generating positive social change and we love using ice cream to bring people together and raise awareness of issues that are important for our communities," said Walt Freese, Chief Marketing Officer, Ben & Jerry's. "Partnering with Rock the Vote to register voters and with Apple to give away free music downloads are effective ways to reach young voters and let them know how important it is to vote."
"To take the Oath to Vote and get your free music download (one song download per person), or to find the scoop shop nearest you, log on to www.benjerry.com. Free song codes will be available until all codes have been distributed according to the Official Rules. No purchase is necessary to enter the sweepstakes. Void where prohibited. The sweepstakes is open to legal residents of the Continental United States and District of Columbia, age 18 and older. The sweepstakes begins April 26, 2004 at 12:01 a.m. Central Time and ends October 31, 2004 at 11:59:59 p.m. Central Time."