Norfolk Lions Club 57th Annual Pancake Feed

NORFOLK, NE — It’s time for Norfolk’s favorite and largest Lions Club event. Need I say more.

This year makes year number 57 that the Norfolk Lions Club has been feeding people with their largest fundraiser of the year.

Gene Knight says, “It’s not a long wait. You may see a long line, but its very quick. you always see someone you know. it’s a great event.”

This year there 12— lbs. of pancake mix, 1000 lbs. of sausage, 200 gallons of milk, 180 gallons of orange juice and 90 gallons of syrup.

Here’s what is new.

“We thought we needed to add a few wheelchairs, we are trying to get a few volunteers to help us. We have some specific tables they can sit at as welL…The front parking line of the ag complex, the whole front will be for special needs and senior parking, and hopefully it will be so crowded we will use the second row too.” Says Dick Scheetz and Randy Stingley.

The Pancake Feed was former President Bill Meisinger brain child and began around 1960, around the same time that the actual Aunt Jemima came to show them how to fix her famous pancakes.

Stingily says proceeds from the feed go to the Norfolk community as well as various sight and hearing organizations. They are also planning to donate funds to Embrace Park at the YMCA.

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