Serving up stacks for a good cause

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The O’Connor Senior Center presents the 2021 Pancake Fest Drive-Thru, an annual fundraising event for the Center. For $5, enjoy a to-go box of pancakes, sausage and choice of orange juice, apple juice, coffee or milk. Gluten-free and sugar-free options are available. The fest is Friday morning, April 16, from 8 a.m. to noon at 611 Winona Street.


Celebrity pancake flippers, including local elected officials, community leaders, and media personalities, will be serving guests throughout the day. Mayor Jacobs and Mayor Kincannon are scheduled to join at 8 a.m. Vendors will be posted at the Drive-Thru, offering programs and services for seniors and handing out goodies. Anyone interesting in being a celebrity pancake flipper is asked to contact the O’Connor Center

Pancakes “To-Go” will be ready at 7 a.m. and can be picked up on the way to work to share with employees or co-workers. Call 865-523-1135 to place an order.

Purchase your Pancake Fest tickets online here or at O’Connor Senior Center.

Covid-19 Health and Safety Protocols will be in effect. Attendees are required to remain in their cars and wear a face covering when interacting with vendors, staff and volunteers.

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