AVSO's 2nd Annual Pancake Breakfast
will be held at First United Methodist Church in their Tenant Hall.
Saturday FEB. 8, 2003
Time: 8am - Noon
Cost: 12yrs - Adults $6.00, 11yrs/under
& Seniors 60+ $4.00
Here are some photos
from last year's event
Albion Volunteer Service Organization
Annual 1st Pancake Breakfast Feb. 9 2002
All guests to the Pancake Breakfast
had the opportunity to have their blood pressure checked as
entering the event.
The Pancake Chefs, in particular, Chef
Peter Mitchell (President of Albion College) diligently cooked
piles of pancakes for the hungry Albionites who turned out for
this successful fundraising event.
VolunTEENS from Albion High School came
to lend a hand.
AVSO CEO Alfredia Dysart-Drake and President
Peter Mitchell pose give a sigh of relief as the last remaining
guests finish their breakfast on this chilly February morning.
Announcement of the Event
ALBION -The Albion Volunteer
Service Organization (AVSO) will kick off its 2003 activities with
a pancake and sausage breakfast Saturday, Feb. 8, from 8 a.m. to
noon at the First United Methodist Church's Tennant Hall, 600 E.
Michigan Ave. All proceeds from the breakfast will go toward AVSO
programs providing volunteer services and support for other area
nonprofit organizations. AVSO board member Brenda Merrild is chairing
The public is welcome. The cost for adults (age 12 and older) is
$6; for seniors (age 60 and older) and children (age 11 and under),
it is $3. Serving will be continuous throughout the morning.
Celebrity chef for the breakfast is Albion College President Peter
Mitchell who will assist in the kitchen in complete chef's garb.
Mitchell co-chairs the Greater Albion Alliance and has supported
several community projects through foundation grants the college
Also assisting with the breakfast will be members of Albion High
School's VolunTeens and of Albion College's Alpha Phi Omega service
Albion Felpausch Food Center and Albion Meat Locker have both generously
donated supplies for the event.
AVSO is planning a number of other activities in the coming months
to benefit the Greater Albion community. The VolunTeens will be
collecting pledges and participating in the Walk for Warmth Feb.
The second annual AVSO Black Squirrel Dinner will be held April
12 at Albion College's Baldwin Hall, with the proceeds also supporting
community volunteer programs. To obtain more information about the
dinner, contact Alfredia Dysart-Drake, AVSO executive director at
AVSO will honor all those area residents who volunteer throughout
the year during the annual Volunteer Recognition Week April 21-27.
A recognition dessert program is planned for that week.
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