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Centralia Kiwanis flapjacks fly in Centralia

Posted on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 6:14 am

Despite the nation-wide health concerns poised by COVID-19 a group of Centralians, pulled together to raise funds for Centralia youth and serve a savory drive-through breakfast at the Centralia First Christian Church.

This is the 25th year the club has served breakfast, flapjacks and sausage patties to go.

Tom Nelson, foreground and Jim Lee work the griddle at the annual Kiwanis pancake breakfast

Normally the menu is “all you care to eat,” but with the Center for Disease Control’s COVID-19 social distancing requirements the clubs board opted

Using the club’s 50-year-old electric griddles, along with the churches commercial-grade gas stove, the Kiwanians served drive=through breakfast to at least 200 people.

They raised approximately $1,200 in the process.

Kiwanis past-president Nathan Chitwood discussed the projects Kiwanis supported while grilling a 24-pattie batch of sausage.

For the complete article, see this week’s edition of the Centralia Fireside Guard.