Pullman Kiwanis fed 700 hungry people at annual ‘Pancake Breakfast’

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50-year holiday tradition attracts large crowd in Pullman.
PULLMAN, WA - Up in Pullman, you know the holidays are near when the local Kiwanis Club hosts its annual Pancake Breakfast.

Hundreds of community members filled the auditorium at Lincoln Middle School on Saturday morning for a breakfast feast of fresh pancakes, ham and eggs. The event is all about helping the kids in the community, and it raises money for organizations like the Pullman Child Welfare food bank.

"Well this is a great fund raiser because people love to come out, have a great social occasion, enjoy breakfast together, as you can hear, there's music that we have," said Pullman Kiwanis President Larry Clark. "It's just a really fun community event."

Pullman Mayor Glenn Johnson was flipping pancakes in the kitchen while a number of city officials helped serve the meal. The Kiwanis Pancake Breakfast has been a popular holiday tradition for about 50-years now. They served about 700-people this year and raised an estimated $5,000 for the community's youth.