Kiwanis Club holds pancake breakfast


by Maria D. Grandy - [email protected]



Maria D. Grandy | Chip McDonald mans his batter station in the kitchen on Friday during the pancake supper.


Maria D. Grandy | Piping hot pancakes were waiting to placed on to plates for ticket holders.


Maria Grandy | Dewey Pittman, left and Carl Sharpe, right drop the first batch of sausages for the night.


Maria Grandy | John McCray waits patiently to flip the star of the feast — the pancakes. The annual Kiwanis event continues today.Tickets are $7 each and include all-you-can-eat pancakes with butter and syrup (including sugar-free), sausage, milk, orange juice and colas.


LAURINBURG — The Laurinburg Kiwanis Club is holding its bi-annual pancake feast today from 7 a.m. to 2 p.m., at the Laurinburg National Guard Armory.

For the second day diners can enjoy pancakes, sausage, coffee, colas, orange juice and regular and sugar-free syrups, The meal can be eaten in or taken out. The fundraiser began on Friday.

For those who decide to eat in, they can enjoy all the breakfast they can eat. Tickets are $7 and can be purchased from Kiwanis members or at the door. The event raises funds for educational programs.

Andy Womble, chairman of the Pancake Supper Committee, said the local club held its first pancake supper in 1954.

“It used to be an annual event, but we started doing it twice a year about three years ago,” he said. “Kiwananians all over the country are known for the pancake breakfast. It’s just a tradition that is carried out.”

The by-laws require that 100 percent of money raised goes back to the community. Laurinburg Kiwanis Club gives to youth programs throughout the county, including scholarship programs, the bookshop at Richmond Community College andas the Boy and Girls Home at Lake Waccamaw.

“It is good fellowship. We appreciate everyone for supporting us,” Womble said.

Maria D. Grandy | Chip McDonald mans his batter station in the kitchen on Friday during the pancake supper.
http://laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_batter-up.jpgMaria D. Grandy | Chip McDonald mans his batter station in the kitchen on Friday during the pancake supper.

Maria D. Grandy | Piping hot pancakes were waiting to placed on to plates for ticket holders.
http://laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_flapjacks.jpgMaria D. Grandy | Piping hot pancakes were waiting to placed on to plates for ticket holders.

Maria Grandy | Dewey Pittman, left and Carl Sharpe, right drop the first batch of sausages for the night.
http://laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_sausages.jpgMaria Grandy | Dewey Pittman, left and Carl Sharpe, right drop the first batch of sausages for the night.

Maria Grandy | John McCray waits patiently to flip the star of the feast — the pancakes. The annual Kiwanis event continues today.Tickets are $7 each and include all-you-can-eat pancakes with butter and syrup (including sugar-free), sausage, milk, orange juice and colas.
http://laurinburgexchange.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/03/web1_hotcakes1.jpgMaria Grandy | John McCray waits patiently to flip the star of the feast — the pancakes. The annual Kiwanis event continues today.Tickets are $7 each and include all-you-can-eat pancakes with butter and syrup (including sugar-free), sausage, milk, orange juice and colas.

by Maria D. Grandy

[email protected]

Reach Maria D. Grandy at 910-506-2027

Reach Maria D. Grandy at 910-506-2027

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