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February 14, 2014

Rotary Club gearing up for annual pancake supper

The Rotary Club of Weatherford’s 58th Annual Pancake Supper is Tuesday, Feb. 18, from 5 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Weatherford High School, 2121 Bethel Road.

This is the club’s largest youth scholarship fundraiser event of the year, and attendees can bid on more than 100 silent auction items.

“We had a tremendously successful pancake supper last year, and I hope the folks from Parker County turn out again,” said Darren Donaldson, pancake supper event coordinator and Rotary president-elect.

An estimated 1,600 people will attend the event, which will include the following:

• Pancakes, bacon, sausage, milk, juice, etc.

• Silent auction.

• Pancake eating contest.

• Drum line from Weatherford High School.

• Bounce house for the kids.

Tickets are $5 in advance and $8 at the door. Tickets can be purchased from any Weatherford Rotary Club member, at the Weatherford Chamber of Commerce office, at First National Bank of Weatherford or at the Weatherford Senior Center. Visit the club’s Facebook page and website at www.WeatherfordRotary.org for more information.

Corporate partners for the event include Jerry Durant Auto Group, Walmart of Weatherford, IHOP, First National Bank-Weatherford, Hooks Lincoln, Oak Farms Dairy, PlainsCapital Bank, Progressive Waste Solutions, Texas Butane Company, QuickPrint of Weatherford, Mesquite Pit, Teen Challenge of Texas, Chicken Express, First Financial Bank, Subway of Aledo, Aaron’s Catering and Hugh and Cissie Bradberry.

Rotary brings together a global network of volunteer leaders dedicated to tackling the world’s most pressing humanitarian challenges. Rotary connects 1.2 million members of more than 34,000 Rotary clubs in over 200 countries and geographical areas. Their work improves lives at both the local and international levels, from helping families in need in their own communities to working toward a polio-free world. For more information, visit Rotary.org.

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