Tuesday, October 25, 2016

“Lemonade, limonada, lemonade, limonada …”

The call to lemonade/limonada

Eight-year-old Aaron Nevarez picked a good day to open his first lemonade stand, with today’s warm weather prompting many passing motorists and neighbors to stop at the corner of  Druid Street and Cyrill Avenue in El Sereno for a $1 glass of lemonade, served with a slice of lime and strawberry.

“Lemonade, limonada, lemonade, limonada,”  Aaron yelled out in English and Spanish with the help of his Farmdale Elementary megaphone as his mom and cousin prepared cups to be handed out.

After learning about lemonade stands at school, the second-grader decided he wanted to open his own to help buy a TV for his sparsely furnished bedroom, said his mother, Tiffany Garcia.  Aaron and his mother were up early, rinsing lemons and preparing the drinks.   Garcia’s said she was proud of her son’s bilingual salesmanship as another motorist pulled over to make a purchase.

In fact, Aaron was such a good sales person that he was sold out of lemonade – about $20 worth – shortly after noon.  “We ran out of lemonade – I can stop screaming now,” he said.

Aaron and his lemonade stand will return to the corner of Druid and Cyrill on Sunday morning.

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  1. Very cute!

  2. We’re proud of you Aaron! We love you, can’t wait for a lemonade stand in San Diego!! 🙂

  3. That’s my son!!! Very proud of my boy!! And thank you for the article!!

  4. Way to go aaron congrats on your sale,my son has always been a good sales boy and a positive boy! Im proud that he was successful in what he wanted to do .i ve always told my kids that they could do what ever they want as long its a good thing.-dad

  5. Julia Gallegos

    I am the very proud grandma of Aaron A Nevarez the little lemonade sale’s boy.he is alway out going.he alway goes that extra mile to do what he wants to accomplish.He is a little man with a big heart.He is a big sunshine. Yo te quiero mucho MI MORES.

  6. So proud of Aaron and the Dual Language Program at Farmdale Elementary! A well deserved congratulations to mom and grandma!

    • Thank you Mr. Malotte!! We will continue to support him in his sales decisions. He’s so good at it and he loves it!! Thanks again!!

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