Grafton Rotarians serve buckwheat cakes and pancakes to a packed house

GRAFTON— The Grafton Rotary Club recently served up hundreds of pancakes during their Twelfth Annual Buckwheat Cake Dinner.

Member of the club spent weeks selling tickets and prepping for the event, which was held on Friday, March 17 and Saturday, March 18 at the Church of the Good Shepard from 4:00-8:00 p.m.

Many members of community, including Taylor County Sheriff, Terry Austin, packed the church in support of the Grafton Rotary Club’s efforts to raise money for the 34th Honor Graduate Banquet, as well as other educational programs for Taylor County students.

Rotarians not only prepared the dinner, but they served up the food with a smile.

The menu for the evenings included buckwheat cakes, pancakes, sausage and homemade sausage gravy.

“We really enjoy holding this dinner. We had a great turnout and are tremendously thankful for the on-going support we receive from the community,” expressed club president, Boyd Vanhorn.

In addition, Member of the club also had a table set up where they were selling jellybeans for $3, in fruit, cinnamon, and spice flavors. The sales from the jellybeans benefit all the services provided by the club.

“It is great to see so many come out to support the club as well as the youth of Taylor County,” remarked club member and City Manager, Kevin Stead.

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