- Associated Press - Saturday, September 19, 2015

GEORGETOWN, Ind. (AP) - A southern Indiana ice cream parlor that’s been serving up cold treats for more than 60 years is closing its doors, but its owners hope it can continue on without them in the hands of a new owner.

Polly’s Freeze co-owner Donna Eisert said she and her two siblings are no longer physically able to continue running the store they inherited from their late mother, Polly, and have listed it for sale.

The business, which opened in 1952 and is known for its iconic neon sign featuring a green parrot, will close Sunday. Polly’s Freeze has attracted customers from both sides of the Ohio River for 63 years from its location in Georgetown, about 15 miles west of Louisville, Kentucky.

“I think everybody knows about it. It’s a really popular place for everyone to come to and bring their kids,” said customer Amber Foley, adding that she’s visited the ice cream parlor several times this summer.

Late September is when the business typically closes for the summer, but Eisert and her siblings won’t be reopening it next spring.

“Our hope is that we will find somebody that wants to continue what we have established and keeps it going. We want somebody that cares as much as we do about it,” Eisert told WDRB-TV (https://bit.ly/1QI2fRw ).

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