Pancake GraphicTake the entire family out to breakfast and help the children of your community at the same time! The Kiwanis Club of Zion-Benton is hosting its 33rd annual Pancake Breakfast fundraiser on Saturday, March 11, 2017.

Breakfast will be served from 7:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. at Zion-Benton Township High School (south entrance).  Breakfast includes all you can eat pancakes, along with sausage, milk, orange juice and coffee.  Carry-outs are available.

There will be fun for the entire family! Activities include face-painting, balloons, Pick-A-Prize and 50/50 raffles, bake sale, an ornament sale, and a special visit from King Elvis, the Kenosha Kingfish mascot!

Tickets are available from any Kiwanis member or at the door.  Tickets cost $7 for adults and $5 for kids 10 and under.  Save money and buy a 10-pack for $60!

All of the funds collected during this fundraiser are returned to support organizations that serve the Zion-Benton communities, including club-sponsored initiatives like scholarships for ZBTHS seniors; honoring ZBTHS students of the month; delivering gifts to senior care facilities for Mother’s Day and Father’s Day; Thanksgiving dinner deliveries to local families; and the Bringing Up Grades (BUG) program students at local schools.

Click here to download the Pancake Breakfast flyer.
Click here if you are interested in being a Pancake Breakfast Sponsor.

Thank you to North Point Digital Productions for this promotional video!

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  • Christian Samuels (Firefighter/Paramedic)
    Beach Park Fire Protection District
  • Lt. Thomas Flader (Firefighter)
    Newport Township Fire Protection District
  • Christine Ward  (Firefighter/Paramedic)
    Village of Winthrop Harbor Fire Department
  • IAFF Local 1999
    Zion Fire/Rescue Department
  • Deputy Justin Hill
    Lake County Sheriff’s Office
  • K-9 Officer William Bogdala and K-9 Lando
    Village of Winthrop Harbor Police Department
  • Officer Nicholas W. Richards
    Zion Police Department