Kiwanis Club of Paris – 2014 Pancake Days This Weekend

Pancake 2014 signThe Kiwanis Club of Paris is having its annual Pancake Days this weekend. Pancakes will be served from 6am-8pm on Friday and Saturday at the Lamar County Fairgrounds.

The Kiwanis Club of Paris was started in 1951 and originally had 58 club members. The first Pancake Days raised $235 and served 350.

The club now has 130 members and last year served 8,212. To do that it takes 2,400 lbs. of pancake mix, 23,500 ounces of syrup, 2,304 lbs. of sausage, 240 gallons of milk, 285 gallons juice, 19,000+ butter servings, 3-4 thousand cups coffee, 27,000 oz. soft drinks , 96 lbs lard, 24,000 napkins, 1000+ man hours of hard work.

Pancake Days are March 7th and 8th and tickets are $6 in advance, $7 at the door.  Tickets available at Lamar National Bank.

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