It’s time for pancakes and sausage as the Muskogee Noon Lions Club hosts its annual Pancake Day from 7 a.m. until 2 p.m. on Wednesday, March 28, in the Muskogee Civic Center. Those attending can eat all they want for $5 each and tickets are available at the door.
The “Pride in Oklahoma” menu includes all Oklahoma products with the essential pancakes made by experienced Lions and celebrity cooks using Shawnee Mills products, served with Griffin’s Syrup from Muskogee’s own Griffin Food Company, Blue and Gold sausage, dairy products from Highland Dairy, and drinks from Love’s.
This event has been held for approximately 50 years and benefits many charities in Muskogee. Through its fund raising activities, the Muskogee Noon Lions Club was able to aid several groups in 2017. These included Oklahoma School for the Blind, Muskogee County 4-H, Kelly B. Todd; Ark of Faith, scholarships for seniors at three Muskogee high schools; Oklahoma Lions Club Boys Ranch; Oklahoma Eye Bank; Lions World Services for the Blind; and Leader Dog.
Muskogee Noon Lions Club marked its 101st anniversary last fall and is celebrating over 101 years of service to Muskogee. It is one of the oldest Lions Clubs in the world. Founded in 1916, it helped organize Lions Clubs International in 1917 making it one of the few Founders Clubs in the world.
Sponsorships are available for those wishing to help support the event and the organizations which benefit from it. This year’s event is predicted to be the biggest one yet for the organization.