Lions feed thousands at 61st Annual Pancake Festival - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock

Lions feed thousands at 61st Annual Pancake Festival

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LUBBOCK, TX (KCBD) -

The Lubbock Lions Club held their 61st Annual Pancake Festival on Saturday, and some of your favorite KCBD personalities were on hand to help serve.

The event served pancakes for breakfast, lunch and dinner at the Lubbock Memorial Civic Center.

Volunteers served an estimated 16 to 18,000 people. Their goal was to raise $100,000 in contributions for 30 different community organizations.

So what does it take to host the biggest all-you-can-eat benefit in Lubbock?

Here's the shopping list:

Sausage - 72,000 links

Plates - 35,000

Pancake Mix - 5,625 pounds

Pancake Syrup - 38,800 ounces

Orange Juice - 19,250 servings

Margarine - 16,416 ounces

Milk - 14,100 cartons

Bubble Gum - 3,850 pieces

Some of the organizations that benefited from the $97,777.87 they raised last year include: the Adult Eyeglass Program, Boy Scout Troop 157, LISD Eyeglasses for Children, Children's Miracle Network, The Salvation Army, Sick Children's Clinic of Lubbock, YWCA Adaptive Aquatics Program and the Texas Lions Camp for Handicapped Children (Lubbock children attend this camp for free).

You can find more information on the Lions Club web site at: www.lubbocklions.org.

 

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