As summer temperatures crept to almost 90 degrees, employees from Great Lakes Credit Union's Gurnee branch stopped by the Hunt Club Park Aquatic Center to surprise kids and parents alike with a cool treat.

The branch's Random Acts of Kindness team served ice cream sandwiches to some 80 children.

random acts of kindness"My group had fun with this. It was a great time and the kids were surprised because they thought they had to do something in return. The adults thought it was fabulous that we were coming out to the community and doing these acts of kindness," Erica Carrillo, GLCU Gurnee branch manager said. "It's pretty neat how something so simple can make people so happy!"

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